teddy boy

noun

Definition of teddy boy 

: a young British thug especially of the 1950s and 1960s characterized by Edwardian dress

First Known Use of teddy boy

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teddy boy

Teddy, nickname for Edward

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