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Teddy boy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes [syn: Ted, Teddy boy]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Teddy, nickname for Edward Date: 1954 a young British thug especially of the 1950s and 1960s characterized by Edwardian dress

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Brit. colloq. 1 a youth, esp. of the 1950s, affecting an Edwardian style of dress and appearance. 2 a young rowdy male. Etymology: Teddy, pet-form of Edward

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(Teddy boys) A Teddy boy is a man who dresses in a style that became popular in the 1950's. Teddy boys were associated with early rock and roll music, and often regarded as bad or violent. (BRIT) N-COUNT



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