What Is Big Dick Energy?

What Is Big Dick Energy?

Unless you’ve had no wifi for the last week, you’ve likely heard the term ‘big dick energy’ flying around the internet. It sounds pretty self-explanatory, but there’s more to BDE that meets the eye – so, what exactly is it BDE and, more importantly, do you have it? SL explains…

Firstly, what is big dick energy?

You’ll know it when you see it. It’s the quiet, self-assured confidence of someone who knows they’ve got a larger-than-life penis hiding in their underpants. It doesn’t matter if no one else knows – you know, and as such, you’re exuding an energy that makes your preferred sex swoon. It’s not cockiness, but rather, as The Cut puts it, a “healthy, satisfied, low-key way you feel yourself”.

How do you identify BDE?

It’s all about attitude. There’s a certain swagger to BDE, almost as if you’ve forgotten to put underwear on and are struggling to contain the huge penis swinging like a pendulum between your legs. But more so, it’s all in the face. The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but the subtle, content grin on your face apparently a sure sign you’ve got something going on in the downstairs department.

Think back to a time when you’ve looked at a friend’s boyfriend and your mind has literally boggled at the idea of how their relationship came to fruition. She – your beautiful, funny friend – is dating a guy who’s obvious punching way above their station. Well, that’s BDE. Your friend has that big dick twinkle in her eye. See, you don’t have to be good looking, because your big dick energy does all the hard work for you.

Right… How did this all start?

Ariana Grande has become a Twitter ‘What’s Trending’ staple recently, after she started dating SNL star Pete Davidson and subsequently got engaged to him within the space of around three weeks. In a tweet that has now been deleted, Grande quite graphically revealed that Davidson is, err, rather gifted in the pants area (a ten-inch gift, to be exact – which, according to our calculations, might almost be the same height as Grande herself.)

And just like a lightbulb turning on above our collective heads, people instantly recognised Davidson’s appeal. They completely and utterly got his vibe. He is a gangly, six-foot-three-inch pasty streak of a man who often dresses like his mum let him pick his own outfit for the first time ever… but he’s just got something.

Soon after this, the concept of big dick energy began to blow up on line. There was finally a name for this je ne sais quois swagger. “Pete Davidson is 6’3 with dark circles, exudes big dick energy, looks evil but apparently is an angel, and loves his girl publicly,” said one Twitter user. “I’d have married him within a month too.”

A newfound respect instantly appeared for Grande’s new man and, before long, people begun tweeting names of other celebrities who also seemed to exude the same confident, knowing vibe. Flash forward to today, and BDE is making news headlines across the globe.

Do all those with BDE actually have big dicks?

No. A big dick and BDE are not mutually exclusive – which is great for men who have it, but unfortunate for the rest of us. You can have a big penis and not have BDE, and you can have BDE without having a big penis.
In fact, BDE is actually a gender-neutral term. Plenty of celebs have it - according to The Cut, these include Justin Bieber, Harry Styles, Idris Elba and Timothee Chalamet. And plenty of women have big dick energy, too – for example, Rihanna is the BDE queen, Tilda Swinton has it and Cardi B does too. Your grandma who can silence a room full of children by simply walking into it definitely has it, and even fictional characters like Barney the Dinosaur are apparently giving off BDE vibes.

VICE writer Emily Reynolds best summed it up with the line: “Chris Hemsworth wielding a ludicrously big hammer with arms the size of cows and yelling a lot? Feeble big dick energy. Cate Blanchett simply standing there smirking, but, like, only using her eyes somehow? Powerful, powerful big dick energy.”

So… I could have BDE?

Absolutely! And you probably do. It’s something you should sing from the rooftops, tell potential employers at job interviews, announce at family parties – except you won’t need to, because they’ll already know.

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