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Rfv-sense: "(slang) A large hairy man, particularly one who is gay." Seems quite likely to me — English bear is used that way as well — but was removed by an anon who presumably thought it was vandalism, so I figured I should list it here. —RuakhTALK 22:27, 16 August 2012 (UTC)
- It's probably legit, see the Wikipedia user page of the editor who added this sense, w:User:Peter Isotalo, claims to be a native speaker having lived in Sweden since the age of 10. Mglovesfun (talk) 23:50, 16 August 2012 (UTC)
- I believe it's legitimate, as it was recently used in a video for Stockholm Pride by a man who said, "vi är björnar" (we are bears). Björnar being the plural form of björn, I think this is legitimate. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pAPf7pSyj20 The Obento Musubi (talk) 21:04, 29 August 2012 (UTC)
- I've detagged it. It seems we're all in agreement that it's real. - -sche (discuss) 01:23, 15 October 2012 (UTC)