average bear

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The norm; an average person; Used in comparisons

Etymology:

  • After the cartoon character Yogi Bear, said to be "smarter than the average bear".
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She's no smarter than the average bear.
I'm not saying he's fat, but he is heavier than the average bear...

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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