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After French fashion model and actress Brigitte Bardot (1934–).
Sense 2 inspired by Bardot′s popular nickname, BB.
- Rhymes: -əʊ
- Someone or something very beautiful or desirable.
1994, J. I. Packer, A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life, page 268:
- ...who, in discussing the Puritan position, declared: ‘I want a Brigitte Bardot who can lead a Bible class’
2009, Christina Palassio; Alana Wilcox, quoting Andrew Braithwaite, Toronto, je t'aime!, quoted in The Edible City: Toronto's Food from Farm to Fork, page unnumbered:
- Paris is the greatest food city in the world – the Rolls Royce, the Château d'Yquem, the Brigitte Bardot of gastronomic capitals.
- (Australia, finance, informal) A back-to-back loan.