Bearcat



Informal. a person or thing that fights or acts with force or fierceness.
binturong.
a panda, Ailurus fulgens.
Historical Examples

Dowdell’s bearcat for May is another striking illustration of the improvement which can affect a paper within a very short time.
Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Dowdell’s bearcat for December is quaint and attractive in appearance.
Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 Howard Phillips Lovecraft

The typography of Dowdell’s bearcat is not perfect, but may be expected to improve from issue to issue.
Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 Howard Phillips Lovecraft

The Kid drove a terrific blow to the jaw, and the bearcat crashed over on his back, completely out.
Good References E. J. Rath

So th’ bearcat, he don’t mind, an’ we touches it off t’-night.
Good References E. J. Rath

Dowdell’s bearcat for July marks the beginning of an unprecedented era of improvement in the quality of that periodical.
Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 Howard Phillips Lovecraft

The Kid and the bearcat stepped out of sight, and likewise the beefy man.
Good References E. J. Rath

Dowdell’s bearcat for June is wholly given over to notes of the amateur world.
Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 Howard Phillips Lovecraft

The bearcat came back with a volley of short-arm jabs, rocking the Kid’s head.
Good References E. J. Rath

Bryan, the bearcat of the Nebraska ranches, had roared with his ears back, and the land was in a tumult.
The Iron Puddler James J. Davis

noun
another name for lesser panda See panda (sense 2)

noun

A durable and determined person; tough fighter or worker: a bearcat for jobs like this
Something remarkable, wonderful, superior, etc; beaut, humdinger (1916+)

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