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".
A young woman whose class status is transcended by her beauty and ambition to ascend society's social latter. Often a mistress or lady friend of a wealthy man. "Becky Sharp" in Vanity Fair was such a character.