teddy bear


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teddy bear

also Teddy bear
n.
A child's toy bear, usually stuffed with soft material and covered with furlike plush.

[After Teddy, nickname of Theodore Roosevelt, who was depicted in a cartoon sparing the life of a bear cub.]

teddy bear

n
a stuffed toy bear made from soft or fluffy material. Often shortened to: teddy
[C20: from Teddy, from Theodore, after Theodore Roosevelt, who was well known as a hunter of bears]

ted′dy bear`


n.
a stuffed toy bear.
[1906, Amer.; after the names given to two bears in N.Y. Times cartoons comically depicting the bear-hunting exploits of Theodore (“Teddy”) Roosevelt]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teddy bear - plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)teddy bear - plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with

teddy bear

noun
Related words
enthusiast arctophile
Translations
medvídek
tøjbamse
nallekarhu
medo
macimackó
テディーベア
곰인형
miś pluszowypluszowy miś
medvedík
medvedek
nallebjörn
ตุ๊กตาหมี
gấu nhồi bông

teddy bear

[ˈtɛdɪˌbɛəʳ] n (also teddy) → orsacchiotto

teddy bear

دُبُّ تِيدِي بِير medvídek tøjbamse Teddybär αρκουδάκι osito de peluche nallekarhu ours en peluche medo orsetto テディーベア 곰인형 teddybeer teddybjørn miś pluszowy peluche, ursinho de pelúcia плюшевый медвежонок nallebjörn ตุ๊กตาหมี oyuncak ayı gấu nhồi bông 玩具熊
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