Definition of Teddy bear

1. Noun. Plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials).

Exact synonyms: Teddy
Generic synonyms: Plaything, Toy



Definition of Teddy bear

1. Noun. A stuffed toy in the shape of a bear. ¹

2. Noun. A lovable, endearing, large, strong, hairy, or sweet man ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Teddy Bear

tectrix
tectum
tectum mesencephali
tectums
tecum
tedded
tedder
teddered
teddering
tedders
teddie
teddies
tedding
teddy
teddy-bear
teddy bear (current term)
teddy bears
teddy boys
teddybear
teddybears
tede
tedelparin
tedentious
tedes
tedesca
tedesche
tedeschi
tedesco
tedge
tedges

Literary usage of Teddy bear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Little Nemo by Victor Herbert, Harry Bache Smith, Winsor McCay (1908)
"IF I COULD TEACH MY teddy bear TO DANCE. Lyric by HARRY B. SMITH. Trio. Missionary, Betty and Dancing. Bear. Molto Moderato. Music by VICTOR HERBERT. ..."

2. Le Petit Nord, Or, Annals of a Labrador Harbour by Katie Spalding (1920)
"Within the past few weeks he has swallowed the arm of his teddy bear, hah* a cake of soap, and a tube of tooth-paste. He has also bitten through two new ..."

3. The Ohio Magazine by Webster Perit Huntington (1906)
"The teddy bear NE of the most entrancing things in the world is the spectacle of a little girl with her doll. Kindly Nature inspires her mother instinct to ..."

4. A Treasury of Plays for Children by Montrose Jonas Moses (1921)
"(Budel shakes his head in a dazed way) They call him over there the "teddy bear King!" [Holds bear up. t TOYMAKER. " The teddy bear King! ..."

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