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".