The suburbanites on cougar Town down a few bottles of wine each episode—as do the Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Bill Lawrence, creator of shows such as Scrubs and cougar Town, thinks that technology has simply enabled a long-standing impulse.
As well, there is a country singer, a former drifter, a mourning widower, and, lurking through it all, a cougar.
Today, she might be called a cougar, but in the 16th-century English court, she was merely exercising her royal right.
Former American Idol hopeful Constantine Maroulis is now a Broadway star in Rock of Ages—and also, a cougar magnet.
One afternoon he found a couple of cougar kittens, and took them into camp; they were clumsy, playful, friendly little creatures.
Perhaps the coyotes were over there; or could it be a cougar or a bear?
Suddenly, without noise or warning of any kind, a cougar stood in the trail before me.
The cougar had been struck in the forehead, and no longer breathed.
By these means he would speedily break the jaw-hold of the cougar.
1774, from French couguar, Buffon's adaption (influenced by jaguar) of a word the Portuguese picked up in Brazil as çuçuarana, perhaps from Tupi susuarana, from suasu "deer" + rana "false." Another proposed source is Guarani guaçu ara. Evidently the cedillas dropped off the word before Buffon got it. Slang sense of "older woman (35-plus) who seeks younger males as sex partners" is attested by 2002; said in some sources to have originated in Canada, probably from some reference to predatory feline nature.