Emoji dictionary or teddy bear emoji [ted-ee bair ih-moh-jee] What does mean? The teddy bear emoji depicts a child's stuffed toy bear. Just released in 2018, emerging uses include referring to toys, children and their precious innocence, affection for significant others, and people who are just so freaking cute you want to squeeze them like a teddy bear. Guess what, it's so new, it doesn't even work in this article! So ... use your imagination when you see those black boxes below. Related words: 🐻 bear face emoji 🐹 hamster face Emoji 🤗 hugging face emoji 🐼 panda face emoji 💕 two hearts emoji gigil Where does come from? Examples of Cuddly, adorable, and a childhood staple: Yes, the teddy bear deserves an emoji. Madeline Buxton, Refinery 29, June, 2018 Sending a very big thank you to all of the families who took part in our “Stuffed with Hugs” events this weekend. You made 150 teddies for children in need! 🧸👏🧸👏#BuildABear #RedCrossKids @irishredcross, June, 2018 I think... maybe your shoe is a comfort object for you. It's been with you through a lot, and like you said, it represents being free! You were holding it more like a stuffed animal than like anything else. 🧸👞 @WildlyMona, June, 2018 SEE MORE EXAMPLES Who uses ? As of July 2018, the teddy bear emoji is still a brand-new toy for users to play with. On Twitter, people are using the emoji to signify actual teddy bears, such as toy collectors seeking repairs. A question for @thenicolabryant, did you ever get your teddy bear repaired? If not, bring it to Wvorp and I’ll bring the teddy repair items and fix it there. 🧸 — Yvette Jessen (DO9YJ) (@FrauYvaJ) June 28, 2018 The teddy bear emoji can also signify charity, like toys and books gifted to children in need. Miss Stephenson & Mrs Shaw will be running a £1 stall at the Summer Fayre. If you have any unwanted gifts, toys, books etc, that you are willing to donate, please drop them in at either office. 🧸📚 — ThorpeHesleyPrimary (@ThorpeHesleyPri) June 12, 2018 Beloved as they are by children, it’s no surprise that the teddy bear emoji is marking all things children, especially the joy, fun, innocence, and preciousness of youth. Buy your tickets to this weekends Teddy Bear’s Picnic in advance for every adult ticket bought get a free child’s ticket! On the day prices of Adults £7 and Children £4, under 3’s and Teddy Bear’s go free 🧸😄 https://t.co/HfWug4KRoh pic.twitter.com/HCOqNg8WaU — Cholmondeley Castle (@CholmondeleyCas) July 3, 2018 Teddy bears are cute and snuggly, like K-pop stars or good boyfriend material, which the teddy bear emoji is helping to note. A fluffy, 37 year-old, 6′ 2″ tall 🧸… can I have one? https://t.co/gWMUIVCHaA — ♉Sara D’Ignoti♉ (@Saruppa) June 30, 2018 Park Jimin 🧸🌈🖍👶🏻 #TeenChoice #ChoiceFandom #BTSARMY @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/YlIbXXH1Vh — 防彈軍隊。땡! 🌸 (@BulletproofAne) July 4, 2018 Expect a spike in the teddy bear emoji every September 9, National Teddy Bear Day Just Added 4th of July, boogaloo, shelfie, ACAB, yeet Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of like most terms we define on Dictionary.com, but is rather an informal word summary that hopefully touches upon the key aspects of the meaning and usage of that will help our users expand their word mastery.