- Informal. a person or thing that fights or acts with force or fierceness.
- a panda, Ailurus fulgens.
Origin of bearcat
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Examples from the Web for bearcat
So th' Bearcat, he don't mind, an' we touches it off t'-night.
The Kid and the Bearcat stepped out of sight, and likewise the beefy man.
Dowdell's Bearcat for December is quaint and attractive in appearance.Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922
Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The Kid and the Bearcat were in view again, no longer nonchalantly inert, but in animated action.
The Kid drove a terrific blow to the jaw, and the Bearcat crashed over on his back, completely out.
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