teddy bear

noun ted·dy bear \ ˈte-dē-ˌ \

Definition of teddy bear

:a stuffed toy bear

Origin and Etymology of teddy bear

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


TEDDY BEAR Defined for English Language Learners

teddy bear

noun

Definition of teddy bear for English Language Learners

  • : a soft toy bear


TEDDY BEAR Defined for Kids

teddy bear

noun ted·dy bear \ ˈte-dē- \

Definition of teddy bear for Students

:a stuffed toy bear


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