Meaning of bearcat in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbɛːkat/


  • 1A bearlike climbing mammal, especially the red panda or binturong.

    ‘What is a bearcat, and why is that town the home of them?’
    • ‘Instead he sighed and said, ‘It's a real bearcat.’’
    • ‘But again, it's called a bearcat with a prehensile tail.’
    • ‘Originally nicknamed the catbear, the red panda became known as the bearcat.’
  • 2US informal An aggressive or forceful person.