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".
By Chicago : Selig Polyscope Co., Publisher [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons A high-spirited, boisterous or saucy girl. 2.) A bold and carefree girl; a tomboy. The wild child of the family. Once upon a time the term only applied to rude, ignorant and awkwardly boorish boys. It wasn't until the 17th century when playwright William Wycherley introduced a female character named Mrs. Hoyden in his 1676 comedy, Plain-Dealer.