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Noun: teddy boys
Usage: UK, informal
  1. A British youth subculture that first appeared in the 1950s; mainly from unskilled backgrounds, they adopted a pseudo-Edwardian dress code and rock'n'roll music; proletarian and xenophobic, they were involved in race riots in the United Kingdom
Noun: Teddy boy
Usage: UK, informal
  1. A tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes
    - Ted [UK, informal]

Type of: plug-ugly, tough guy, youth subculture

Encyclopedia: Teddy boy