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teddy bear

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noun ted·dy bear \ˈte-dē-ˌ\

Simple Definition of teddy bear

  • : a soft toy bear

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of teddy bear

  1. :  a stuffed toy bear

Origin of teddy bear

Teddy, nickname of Theodore Roosevelt; from a cartoon depicting the president sparing the life of a bear cub while hunting


First Known Use: 1906

Rhymes with teddy bear

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TEDDY BEAR Defined for Kids

teddy bear

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noun ted·dy bear \ˈte-dē-\

Definition of teddy bear for Students

  1. :  a stuffed toy bear





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