See also: Télétubby

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EtymologyEdit

From tele- (television) +‎ tubby.

NounEdit

Teletubby (plural Teletubbies)

  1. Any of the four colour-coded tubby creatures that feature in the BBC television series Teletubbies.
    • 2007, Michael Günter, Playing the Unconscious, page 98:
      She spoke like the Teletubbies, behaved like a Teletubby, and seemed to live in this harmonious toddler phantasy world.
    • 2012, James Delingpole, How To Be Right
      They [wind turbines] turn pristine landscapes into Teletubby-style horror shows.

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