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Bambi

[bam-bee] /ˈbæm bi/
noun
1.
a familiar name for a baby deer.
2.
a female given name.
Origin
from the deer in the children's book of the same name (1923) by Hungarian-born author Felix Salten, pen name of Siegmund Salzmann (1869-1945)
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British Dictionary definitions for Bambi

bambi

/ˈbæmbɪɜ/
noun acronym
1.
born-again middle-aged biker: an affluent middle-aged man who rides a powerful motorbike
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Contemporary definitions for Bambi
noun

a person who is new to something, esp. one who freezes when first confronted with a television camera

Examples

His superior at the hospital called him "Bambi".

Word Origin

after 'deer in the headlights'

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Slang definitions & phrases for Bambi

bambi

noun
  1. A deer that appears out of nowhere, as on a highway
  2. A person very new to something; newbie

[fr being like a deer in the headlights]


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