Once a symbols of women's rights in the 1850s, the bloomer underwent several transformations in the underworld of undergarments. Popularized by suffragette, Amelia Bloomer. They were eventually replaced by drawers or knickers.
1.) A brawny strapping, bull of a man with the sigh of a lumberjack. He is usually classified as a teddy bear for cuddly use. 2.) In the gay community, he is a hairy, meaty man who projects that rugged sexy masculinity. He's like a gay Paul Bunion with a handsome beard. 3.) A moniker for a police officer, as in "Smokey the bear".