Definitions

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  • proper noun A nickname associated with the male given names Edward and Theodore.
  • noun informal A Teddy boy.

Etymologies

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Shortened form of Edward or Theodore.

Examples

  • DAVID KACZYNSKI, BROTHER OF TED KACZYNSKI: I remember being so struck by how shut down Ted seemed.

    CNN Transcript Jul 12, 2007

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Obama Confirms Sen. Ted Kennedy Collapse During Inaugural Luncheon'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Taking the podium, an obviously stricken President Obama confirmed that Sen. Edward \'Ted\' Kennedy (D-MA) collapsed at the Inaugural Luncheon.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Obama Confirms Sen. Ted Kennedy Collapse During Inaugural Luncheon

  • Put it this way: For the past year, mentioning the name "Ted Williams" conjured up an image of a (hopefully) former addict holding a cardboard sign on the side of the road, not one of the greatest (cryogenically frozen) baseball players that ever lived.

    Lee Brenner: The Top 10 Stories From 2011 Missing From All the Top 10 Lists

  • Put it this way: For the past year, mentioning the name "Ted Williams" conjured up an image of a (hopefully) former addict holding a cardboard sign on the side of the road, not one of the greatest (cryogenically frozen) baseball players that ever lived.

    Lee Brenner: The Top 10 Stories From 2011 Missing From All the Top 10 Lists

  • Put it this way: For the past year, mentioning the name "Ted Williams" conjured up an image of a (hopefully) former addict holding a cardboard sign on the side of the road, not one of the greatest (cryogenically frozen) baseball players that ever lived.

    Lee Brenner: The Top 10 Stories From 2011 Missing From All the Top 10 Lists

  • Put it this way: For the past year, mentioning the name "Ted Williams" conjured up an image of a (hopefully) former addict holding a cardboard sign on the side of the road, not one of the greatest (cryogenically frozen) baseball players that ever lived.

    Lee Brenner: The Top 10 Stories From 2011 Missing From All the Top 10 Lists

  • Then he ran the name Ted Bundy through the Department of Licensing to get a date of birth.

    The Riverman

  • He ran the tags through the Department of Motor Vehicles DMV to get the name Ted Bundy, the make on his car, and his address at the time.

    The Riverman

  • He ran the tags through the Department of Motor Vehicles DMV to get the name Ted Bundy, the make on his car, and his address at the time.

    The Riverman

  • I remember the day the name Ted first came into my life—little did I know the number of years I would spend tracking the man with that name or the number of deaths to which that name would eventually be linked.

    The Riverman

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