Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. In Britain, especially during the 1950s, a tough youth wearing a modified style of Edwardian clothes.

Etymologies

From the name Teddy, nickname for Edward, after Edward VII.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The piece is publicising a letter from Gerrit Zalm and Bendt Bendtsen, respectively the Dutch and Danish ministers of finance.

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  • After a decent Saturday - goals from Drogs, Bendt and Tevez and hopefully three assists from AJ - I'm looking for points from THo, Gardner, Osman and Maxi.

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  • Beal and Bendt have added a few adventures of their own, including an Indian safari to view the tigers in their natural habitat, a four - to seven-day cruise of the Peruvian Amazon on a luxury houseboat and a stroll into Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda to view the silverback gorillas made famous by Dian Fossey.

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  • He brought in Bendt, a grade-school pal who had spent 16 years in the advertising business, as a partner in

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  • The latter journey is not what you'd call comfy, said Bendt, 38, the company's president, who has firsthand experience on the subject: "They don't make saddles there the way we do here," he allowed.

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  • Bendt says fears that executives might have had about letting employees speak openly never materialized:

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  • And Bendt and Koelling did it all under the radar.

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  • I went to Trusty's straight away with my wife and my BFF (Bendt) to celebrate United's win.

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  • Party (sometimes known as Conservative People's Party) [Bendt

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