teddy
noun (plural teddies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1924 chemise 1

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  • Teddy — may mean: * Teddy (horse), a famous racehorse and sire * Teddy (the Sennett dog), Mack Sennett s dog in his silent movies * The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study * Teddy (lingerie), a form of bodysuit like lingerie …   Wikipedia

  • Teddy — bezeichnet: ein populäres Kinderspielzeug: Teddybär. Form eines Nachtkleids: Teddy (Kleidung) eine Meerschweinchenrasse mit drahtigem, rauem, aufrecht stehendem kurzen Fell. einen Algorithmus für Sketch Based Modelling. den Teddy Award, einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • teddy — bear [ tedibɛr ] n. m. • Teddy bear 1910, n. d ours en peluche; de l angl. amér. Teddy, dimin. de Theodore (Roosevelt), chasseur d ours célèbre, et bear « ours » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Vieilli Ours en peluche ou en tissu synthétique imitant la fourrure.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Teddy — pet form of masc. proper names EDWARD (Cf. Edward), EDMUND (Cf. Edmund), and THEODORE (Cf. Theodore); meaning women s undergarment (with lower case t ) is recorded from 1924, of unknown origin, perhaps from some fancied resemblance to a TEDDY… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Teddy — Teddy‹bär›: Das beliebte, seit Anfang des 20. Jh.s zuerst in Deutschland hergestellte Kinderspielzeug ist in Amerika nach dem Spitznamen Teddy (Theodor) des amerikanischen Präsidenten Theodore Roosevelt (1901–1909) benannt worden (engl. teddy… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • teddy — ► NOUN (pl. teddies) 1) (also teddy bear) a soft toy bear. 2) a woman s all in one undergarment. ORIGIN from Teddy, familiar form of the given name Theodore: in sense 1 alluding to the US President Theodore Roosevelt (1858 1919), an enthusiastic… …   English terms dictionary

  • Teddy — m English: pet form of TED (SEE Ted). Teddy bears were so named from the American president Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) …   First names dictionary

  • teddy — ☆ teddy [ted′ē ] n. pl. teddies [prob. < the nickname Teddy] a woman s one piece undergarment, combining a chemise top with panties …   English World dictionary

  • Teddy — Roosevelt (Theodore Roosevelt) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Teddy — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Teddy est un prénom masculin. Habituellement un diminutif du prénom Théodore, il peut aussi venir du prénom Édouard, ou du mot hébreu Thadée, qui signifie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • teddy — English has two words teddy, both of them based on affectionate alterations of male first names. The teddy bear [20] was named after Theodore (‘Teddy’) Roosevelt, president of the USA from 1901 to 1909. One of his favourite leisure pursuits was… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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