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Teddy boy

noun, (often lowercase) Informal.
1.
a rebellious British youth who, in the 1950s and early 1960s, affected the dress of the reign of Edward VII.
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teddy boy

noun
1.
(in Britain, esp in the mid-1950s) one of a cult of youths who wore mock Edwardian fashions, such as tight narrow trousers, pointed shoes, and long sideboards Often shortened to ted
2.
any tough or delinquent youth
Word Origin
C20: from Teddy, from Edward, referring to the Edwardian dress
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