from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A child's toy bear, usually stuffed with soft material and covered with furlike plush.
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- n. A stuffed toy in the shape of a bear.
- n. A lovable, endearing, large, strong, hairy, or sweet man
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)
Small though his teddy bear form was amid the big New Lemurians, they were too shaken to attempt force on him.
Nick examined the fan, then pushed two hatboxes and a moth-eaten teddy bear aside to find the cord.
She had always seen him as a lovable, cuddly teddy bear — with his curly blond hair, button-bright blue eyes, square jaw and stocky physique.
Details of the anatomy can be spectacular in their sculptural intricacy: the male drinker, a summer moth of woodland rides which at first looks like a teddy bear with a handlebar moustache, wears its antennae branched into delicate combs, like the cow-catchers on old American steam locomotives.
She had been wearing a sweatshirt that said A TEDDY BEAR IS FOREVER, and a pair of plush teddy bear earrings.
Alobar began postponing the cleaning of Einstein's office to the very end of his shift, but still the professor was there, 2: 00 A.M., slumped in his chair, looking like a musical teddy bear with its springs and stuffing flying out.
She told him about the teddy bear that a candy-striper had given the blind boy.
Like a child who clings to a teddy bear well into adolescence, or a lottery winner who repaints the old house, he would cling to the familiar and be slow to embrace what is new.