A man that is unsure what to do next, yet willing to do it, whatever it may be. Usually a man that is waiting for direction from a woman because he is under the delusion that he will get a lifetime of pussy for being there for her, whenever, where ever...essentially missing the point of being a man.
Dave opened the car door and said, "sorry honey, I couldn't get over here faster, I had to first put the car in park, then shut it off, unbuckle my seat-belt then open my door and I could only run so fast to get to you. So sorry. Where do you want to eat honey?"

Karen, (thinking--"Shut the fuck up already you Beta Male") stewing, then says, "I told you I wanted Mexican, how many times do I have to tell you?"
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An unremarkable, careful man who avoids risk and confrontation. Beta males lack the physical presence, charisma and confidence of the Alpha male.
Pete knew he was losing the girl he'd just met at the bar to the guy who bought her a drink, but he was too much of a beta male to do anythigng about it.
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The opposite of Alpha male. In modern society an Alpha male not only requires physical prowess, but also confidence and attitude. The Beta male of modern society usually, only has one of these traits, if any. The Beta male tends to be smart, quiet and unconfrontational. If lucky, beta males can get a hot chick once in her 30's, after she's tired of fucking the Alpha Males, and decides to settle down with a beta male for money and stability.
Alpha Males get everything, Beta Males get the left overs. It's a little thing called "Life"..
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a bitch
ross is a beta male
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In the animal kingdom, the alpha male is the dominant member of the community. He’s like a cartoon caveman, commanding deference. The betas are wingmen, collaborative and conciliatory. In human terms, betas make the best mates. They do more in the house, and probably in the bedroom, because they know how to hasten the greater good. The beta has poetry in him, and a touch of youthful idealism. He’s sure of who he is, and not constantly trying to prove his value in materialistic terms. (Alpha: Your expensive car doesn’t make you interesting.) The beta can earn a lot of money, or a little, but the money’s not the thing; he profits because he works well with others.

There’s something rebellious about the beta male; he challenges the social order rather than succumbing to it. The beta male doesn’t buy in to the basest stereotypes about male behavior, and that’s hugely sexy.
That guy is so unassuming, affable and genuine. I wonder if he's a Beta Male...
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A man who is content with nontraditional gender roles; i.e., he is not threatened by intelligent and/or powerful women, and he does not have to be in control of every situation to maintain his sense of self. (Frequently, he does manifest a quiet kind of confidence and control over his surroundings, but it's not important to him that this is noticed by others.)

A beta male is often introverted, intelligent, and introspective. Though he may have been branded a "nerd" growing up, the adult beta is frequently a thoughtful, capable, and fascinating individual whom many women find appealing.

Alpha males, especially those of lesser intelligence and abilities, tend to feel threatened by beta males, who are increasingly preferred by women in modern times.
Peter Parker (Spider-Man) and Jim Halpert (The Office) are famous examples of beta males.
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To be a bitch like male
a beta male in all entirety. To be a female in a male body . To have your wife be more of a man than you.

Eg - sash is a major beta male
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A follower. Usually tries to pass himself off as a macho alpha male, but in reality is just covering for insecurities about their masculinity and/or sexuality. EXTREMELY AFRAID TO BE THEMSELVES, and never really learned how to be an individual or think for themselves. Tend to adhere to cliches, and do what everyone else is doing.

Betas roam in packs to cover for insecurities or inadequacies which are often related to small penis size, inability to get it up, bring a woman to orgasm, or else repressed homosexual drives. Mating behavior normally consist in preying on weaker females, and they usually only get laid by drugging and raping their victims.

Usually operates at a 5th grade (or lower) reading level and frequently reverts to grade school bully mentality when challenged by someone with greater intellectual prowess. Should they be able to get into college they usually join frats and major in business or another such facile major. Often an advocate for "men's rights," the patriarchy, or anything backwards. They are especially attracted to misogynist or fascist ideologies.

THE BETA FEEL ESPECIALLY THREATENED BY STRONG WOMEN, try to make themselves feel more superior by degrading women, minorities, males who refuse to conform to their bullshit, or anyone different than them. Tends to constantly try to assert their superiority (in an attempt to trick others into thinking they're really alphas) when threatened, in inappropriate situations, or randomly for no apparent reason.
Men who voted for Trump are beta male scum.
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