teddy

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Etymology 1[edit]

See teddy bear.

Noun[edit]

teddy (plural teddies or teddys)

  1. Abbreviation of teddy bear.
  2. (by extension) Any stuffed toy. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Etymology 2[edit]

Named after the inventor, Theodore Baer.

Noun[edit]

teddy (plural teddies)

  1. A type of all-in-one women's undergarment.
    Synonyms: body, camiknickers
    • 2003, Michelle Lee, The Observer, 4 May 03:
      Silk teddies and negligées up front, knickers fanned out on tables in the centre, bras hanging in the back - there are no minutes lost finding your bearings.
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