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Bear Info

Some slang terms relating to the Bear community include the following:

  • 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.
  • Daddy – A mature bear who is often looking for a cub (or a younger man) for a relationship.
  • Ewok – A bear of short stature, but not younger.
  • Otter – A slimmer or less hairy bear regardless of age.
  • Chaser – Somebody who is attracted to bears and/or chubs but is not part of the bear culture.
  • Chub – A heavy-set man who might be described as overweight or obese. These men are also a distinct subculture within the gay community, and may or may not identify with the bear movement per se.
  • Teddy – A fully hairy bear. Chest, back, beard, everything is hairy.
  • Musclebear – A bear whose size derives from muscle rather than body fat.
  • Ursula – A lesbian bear.
  • Goldilocks – A straight woman friendly with bears.
  • Black Bear – A bear of African descent.
  • Panda (or Panda Bear) – A bear of Asian descent.
  • Koala Bear – A bear of Australian descent.
  • Polar Bear – An older bear whose facial and body hair is predominantly or entirely white or grey.
  • Grizzly – A dominant bear of extreme stature in height, weight, and/or hairiness.
  • Wolf – A slimmer bear, with the behavioral characteristic of sexual assertiveness or aggression.
  • Manatee - A hairless, chubby male who is called a bear but does not identify as such.