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DEFINITION of 'Bo Derek'

A slang term used to describe a perfect stock or investment. In the 1979 hit movie "10," actress Bo Derek portrayed the "perfect woman," or "the perfect 10."

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Bo Derek'

This term was used more often in the early 1980s, after the movie "10" first came out. Nowadays, the name of a more current celebrity, like Jennifer Lopez, might be used in finance jargon.

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