teddy

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noun ted·dy \ˈte-dē\

Definition of teddy

plural

teddies

  1. :  chemise 1

Origin and Etymology of teddy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1924


TEDDY Defined for English Language Learners

teddy

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noun ted·dy \ˈte-dē\

Definition of teddy for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of light clothing that is worn by women as underwear or in bed



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