The earliest documented use for the term "cougar" referring to a woman seeking such a relationship is said to have been in professional sports locker-room talk. The Wire. BIG misconception is that they dress cheap, wear hot pink nail polish, animal skin prints and are not-so-attractive old-looking hags with bleached hair Yeah those women exist, but they are NOT cougars. Many women in their 40s admit to seeking younger men because they are more open-minded, adventurous, and romantic. Thereby looking old and reminding me of my Dad. US and Canadian slang a woman in her 30s or 40s who actively pursues casual sexual relationships with young men. Cougar marriages are relatively rare only about 1.
In addition, by their late 20s, single women are often pressured to take on the roles of wives and mothers.
What Does It Mean When a Woman Is Called a Cougar?
The "Urban Dictionary" states: At the same time, they are perceived as women who strive to correspond to strict, ageist conceptions of female beauty—maintaining a youthful appearance and slimness well into middle age. I bagged a cougar last night at the club. Cougars can present both negative and positive images: Exactly like the older men that feel more alive with younger women, the Cougar is more alive with younger men. I'm a card-carrying cougar. Pay attention to her self-confidence.