bear - a
man with a beard or goatee typically with a hairy chest and body and a
stocky or heavyset build; often older (or older looking) and displaying a
masculine appearance and mannerisms.
a term that refers to someone who is not a bear, cub, or otter, but is
sexually or romantically attracted to them (this term is often used in
various communities to describe an outsider who has sexual attraction to
people within that community).
cub - a
younger (or younger looking) version of a bear, typically but not always
with a smaller frame. The term is sometimes used to imply the passive
partner in a relationship.
- is an older more husky guy sometimes looking for a daddy/son relationship
or a Bearcub.
- an Asian bear.
- a muscular bear.
- a muscular cub.
a man who is hairy, but is not large or stocky - typically thinner, or with
- see daddybear
- is an older guy with white or grey fur/beard.
- shorter bear.
protector - taller bear.
- heavyset, hairless bear (usually derogatory)
- a "sugar daddy" bear; a bear who wants the company of a younger or more
traditionally attractive male or "chaser" in exchange for favors/gifts
A greeting sometimes used when a bear spots another bear in public and wants
to express physical attraction. He will make a growling noise ("Grrrr!") or
A camp or effeminate bear (also sometimes used as a derogatory name for