The one in a power-exchange situation who "gives up" power to the dominator. In BDSM power and control are the same thing. Control = Power in the context of BDSM. A "bottom" is a generic term usually meaning the one whom things are being done to: the submissive, the masochist, the receiver, etc. The act of receiving; refers to submissives, slaves, masochists, etc.
In a BDSM relationship, the "Bottom" is the same as a the "submissive" In some more specialized relationships, the "bottom" is the one who gives up control (For instance, in a pure Sado Masochistic relationship without Domination Submission or Bondage Discipline, the one who receives the pain is the bottom)
A submissive and or masochist. Someone who enjoys being given various sensations rather than being controlled. Refers to the submissive during the sex act.
Meaning varies by sexual subculture, but generally means either (1) submissive in BDSM or power exchange play, or (2) penetrated partner in anal sex.
the person being fucked, or submissive.
submissive or one who gives up control.
(dom.) Those who prefer to take a more submissive position during sex. The difference between this and submissive is that a bottom tends to recieve the penis, whether it be in intercourse or fellatio. It is usually closely associated with submissiveness.
1) in general (especially among gay men), the one who prefers to be the recipient or to "catch." 2) in the leather community, someone who is usually a masochist or a submissive. There are many kinds of bottoms. See also .
One who submits to a in a BDSM scene. Roughly synonymous with sub.
A submissive in S&M
Sometimes used as another term for submissive, but to be more accurate, this is someone who likes to receive of sensation (not always the submissive).
In the terms of BDSM scenes or interactions, this word refers to the person who takes on the submissive role for the duration of a scene. This term is associated with being on the receiving end of bondage, discipline, and sadism. (Note: this term has significant connotative differences from submissive or slave.) See .
1. The submissive person in BDSM activity. Opposite of TOP. 2. The one who is penetrated during anal sex, especially between gay males. Opposite of TOP.
Someone who is on the receiving end of control and sensation during a particular BDSM scene. “Bottom” doesn't imply that this is their preferred position (“sub” does)
The casual term for someone who enjoys the submissive role but is not generally committed to a full-time D/s relationship or one partner.
a female or homosexual male who most prefers to receive sexual intercourse (usually in a submissive and passive way), and/or the passive participant who experiences stimuli during sadomasochistic sex games (also termed the submissive or the masochist). passive partner who experiences stimuli during sex games, masochist, slave, submissive
Term used to describe a person's preferences when engaging in BDSM activites. Bottom is the person getting or receiving the discipline or stimulation.