What does a sugar daddy mean? What does a sugar baby mean?

This post is dedicated to those who are still new to the term Sugar Daddy and Sugar Baby. We know that it can be a tad complicated for the newbies, especially in getting used to this community’s own lingo. Don’t worry, we are here to guide you. Here are some of the terms that you will need to understand to make it in the Sugar Life.


A dollar amount given to a Sugar Baby by a benefactor. Usually intended for tuition, rent, bills and living expense.


This term encompasses the Sugar Daddy, Sugar Baby philosophy. An Arrangement is a negotiated relationship between a Sugar Daddy or Sugar Mommy (the benefactor) and a Sugar Baby or Sugar Pup (the younger companion). The benefactor agrees to financially assist the Sugar Baby or Sugar Pup in return for companionship. The terms of the relationship are clearly spelled out so both parties get exactly what they want.

Sugar Bowl

The sugar bowl refers to the Sugar lifestyle in general or the Sugar Daddy dating scene.

Sugar Baby

A Sugar Baby is a young woman who exchanges companionship, friendship and occasionally sexual favours for money, gifts and pampering from an older, wealthy man. Sugar Babies are generally known for their youth and beauty.

Sugar Daddy

A Sugar Daddy is the opposite of a Sugar Baby. A Sugar Daddy is an older, wealthy man who exchanges gifts, money and pampering for companionship, friendship and occasionally sexual favours from a younger woman. There is no specific age at which a man can be considered a Sugar Daddy but he is almost always significantly older than his Sugar Baby counterpart.

Sugar Sister

Sugar Sister is an affectionate term used to describe another Sugar Baby. Many Sugar Babies consider all other Sugar Babies of the online community of a Sugar Baby dating site to be Sugar Sisters. The term represents the tendency Sugar Babies have to help and look out for each other online.


A potential Sugar Daddy or Sugar Mommy. You might not have met this person yet but you are seriously considering an arrangement with this person. You may have been on a date with him/her, but nothing solid has been established.

Salt Daddy

The complete opposite of a Sugar Daddy/Mommy. A Salt Daddy is a man who pretends to be a Sugar Daddy in order to take advantage of Sugar Babies. He has no intention of picking up the bill, ever. He can neither afford nor offer a Sugar Baby any benefits.

Splenda Daddy

A Sugar Daddy who simply doesn’t have/or has exaggerated his economic status. He may be sweet and charming and the perfect gentleman. However, his finances, his professional life, and his personal life are in disarray. Not a bad guy, just not ready for the financial commitment.


An arrangement that involves a certain amount of money agreed by both parties. These arrangements can be paid monthly or per meet. In other words, pay-for-play.


Widely known as No Strings Attached. It doesn’t refer to any type of relationship, but to the willingness/desire to have sex without the necessity of a relationship. It simply means lets-have-some-fun-without-creating-any-obligations-beyond-the-moment. We do what we do tonight and do not need to see each other again.

Well, there you go! Make sure you study these terms, get familiarised with them and you’re good to go in the Sugar Bowl.