Definitions

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  • proper noun A diminutive of the male given names Edward and Theodore.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)
  • noun a woman's sleeveless undergarment

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When he shows the pictures to his teddy bear, Teddy says, ā€œIā€™m gonna look at these a lot.ā€

    The Pit (1981)

  • [Illustration: "TEDDY, DEAR, THIS IS MY BROTHER ARCHIE, COME AT LAST."] "You are late, Teddy, and I was just getting anxious about you.

    Teddy: Her Book A Story of Sweet Sixteen

  • Rolling Fork, home of the bluesman better known as Muddy Waters, is also in the area where Theodore Roosevelt came across a black bear on a hunt in 1902 and refused to shoot, earning him the nickname "Teddy Bear."

    In the Delta, a new flood brings back old fears

  • Of course, Pembroke would never associate the name Teddy with the man who sent him the money every month.

    Scott Free

  • Of course, Pembroke would never associate the name Teddy with the man who sent him the money every month.

    Scott Free

  • Of course, Pembroke would never associate the name Teddy with the man who sent him the money every month.

    Scott Free

  • Of course, Pembroke would never associate the name Teddy with the man who sent him the money every month.

    Scott Free

  • Theodore Roosevelt came across a black bear on a hunt in 1902 and refused to shoot, earning him the nickname "Teddy Bear."

    USATODAY.com News

  • Rolling Fork, home of the bluesman better known as Muddy Waters, is also in the area where Theodore Roosevelt came across a black bear on a hunt in 1902 and refused to shoot, earning him the nickname "Teddy Bear."

    The Seattle Times

  • The name Teddy Bear comes from former US President Theodore Roosevelt.

    BBC News - Home

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