What does teddy bear mean?

Definitions for teddy bear
ted·dy bear

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. teddy, teddy bear(noun)

    plaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)

Wiktionary

  1. teddy bear(Noun)

    A stuffed toy in the shape of a bear.

    Etymology: It was Morris Michtom, the owner of a candy store in Brooklyn N.Y., that made the first “Teddy Bear” in the year 1902 in honor of then American President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt when as the story goes she had heard he’d refused to shoot a bear cub on one of his hunting trips.

  2. teddy bear(Noun)

    A lovable, endearing, large, strong, hairy, or sweet man

    Etymology: It was Morris Michtom, the owner of a candy store in Brooklyn N.Y., that made the first “Teddy Bear” in the year 1902 in honor of then American President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt when as the story goes she had heard he’d refused to shoot a bear cub on one of his hunting trips.

Freebase

  1. Teddy bear

    The teddy bear is a soft toy in the form of a bear. Developed apparently simultaneously by toymakers Morris Michtom in the US and Richard Steiff in Germany in the early years of the 20th century, and named after President Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr., the teddy bear became an iconic children's toy, celebrated in story, song and film. Since the creation of the first teddy bears which sought to imitate the form of real bear cubs, "teddies" have greatly varied in form, style and material. They have become collector's items, with older and rarer "teddies" appearing at public auctions. Teddy bears are among the most popular gifts for children and are often given to adults to signify love, congratulations or sympathy.

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How to say teddy bear in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teddy bear in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teddy bear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of teddy bear in a Sentence

  1. Amanda Emory:

    I was thinking, if I donate this really cute teddy bear, somebody will want to buy it for their girlfriend or boyfriend, or their mom or dad will want to buy it for their kids.

  2. Kobe Bryant:

    I can be an absolute teddy bear when I'm at home with my family, with my kids enjoying that family time.

  3. Mark Wahlberg:

    It's the kind of thing where there is no good way to pitch this movie. A guy with a talking teddy bear ... I didn't like the idea when I first heard it, it wasn't until I reluctantly read the script, then met with Seth, and then saw the test with the bear that I knew it would be something special.

  4. Amanda Emory:

    We kind of had a tough breakup because it’s distance and we didn’t want to break up but we had too, i was thinking, if I donate this really cute teddy bear, somebody will want to buy it for their girlfriend or boyfriend, or their mom or dad will want to buy it for their kids.

  5. Kim Katzenmeyer:

    He is a gentle giant. A big teddy bear, i wish there were a million more Waylons.

Images & Illustrations of teddy bear

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