power bottom

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From power +‎ bottom.


power bottom (plural power bottoms)

  1. (slang) Someone, especially a gay man, who forcefully or dominantly assumes the receptive role in intercourse, as opposed to being passive.
    • 2003 April, Underwood, Steven Gregory, Gay Men and Anal Eroticism: Tops, Bottoms, and Versatiles[1], Harrington Park Press, →ISBN, OL 8614377M, page 27:
      In one phrase, power bottom means, "Shut up and lie down. I'll take care of the rest."
    • 2007 October 4, Glenn Howerton, Danny DeVito, and Rob McElhenney as Dennis, Frank, and Mac, “The Gang Sells Out”, in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia[2], season 3, episode 7:
      Dennis: I'm sure there's a great deal of switching back and forth, but I think more often than not, bears are tops. Unless they happen to be power bottoms.
    • 2008, Wolfe, Sean, Taboo, →ISBN, LCCN 2009291819, OL 23713793M, page 70:
      I know a power bottom when I fuck one.
    • 2010 October 6, Simpson, John, Wolf's Head Inn, →ISBN, OL 25229205M:
      "I love that you're a power bottom", Michael said between thrusts.

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