Definition of Teddy boy

1. Noun. A tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes.




Definition of Teddy boy

1. Noun. A form of male youth culture which originated in London in the early 1950's, later associated with American rock and roll music. ¹

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Literary usage of Teddy boy

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1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"teddy boy, why did n't you run over me? I 'in so small! You must have been mad to ride into the fence like that." "Who told you?" demanded Teddy. " Nurse. ..."

2. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1904)
"What a hand she played, Teddy, boy ! I've come into a fortune, lad—and there's a bit of irony for you ! ..."

3. My Brother, Theodore Roosevelt by Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1921)
"... going to write you the longest letter I ever write, and if it is still rather short, you must recollect that it takes Teddy- boy a long time to write. ..."

4. My Brother, Theodore Roosevelt by Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1921)
"... and if it is still rather short, you must recollect that it takes Teddy- boy a long time to write. I have enjoyed Charlie Dickey's being here extremely, ..."

5. The Sunday at Home: A Family Magazine for Sabbath Reading by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1880)
""Now then, Teddy, boy, jump into the waggon, or we símil leave you behind," said my father. In due time we reached uncle Barnard's farm, where we found ..."

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