average bear

average bear

The average person or thing. It is typically used as a point of comparison in the phrase "than the average bear." Originates from the animated character Yogi Bear, whose catchphrase is that he is "smarter than the average bear." He's certainly tougher than the average bear. I don't excel at all my subjects, but I still think I'm smarter than the average bear.
See also: average, bear
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The average bear market lasts 15 months, with stocks declining up to 32 per cent.
3 Which bear claimed to be 'smarter than the average bear, Booboo', although some would question the accuracy of that statement?
In this colorful and endearing read-to-me children's picture book, Mebo the blue panda looks, thinks, and dreams a little different than the average bear.
An average bear is definitely better than no bear, and you never know what the weather is going to do, not to mention the fact I had started the hunt three days late.
Watching a video like that might give you more information than the average bear about how a Part D plan formulary will really work.
They are born with natural capacities to out-think, out-smart, out-wit, and out-strategize the average bear.
Plecas reminds us dummies that many reports make recommendations and expect government to find the money to implement them, but he's smarter than the average bear.
The Galaxy S6 Active isn't just tougher on the outside than your average bear.
The Easter Road gaffer always found Rangers' assistant boss to be smarter than the average bear during their time together at the heart of the Everton defence.
Bob 'Boyle, Maryhill, said: "It's not a legalised theft of Ibrox, it's just that Ashley is smarter than the average bear.
The heavy black plastic barrels resemble a water cooler jug, and its locked lid keeps out wildlife, even those smarter than your average bear.
Educate your employees to make sure they're smarter than the average bear and can tell when they're being phished, hooked into malware, or otherwise bamboozled.
Yogi Bear 3D (U) Surprisingly fun animation/live action rebirth for the smarter than average bear.
It's quite an average bear, but you'd think it was a grizzly to observe his pride.
YOU'RE brighter than the average bear but have you made a booboo by trying to do too much at once?
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