Okay, I'm resurrecting this topic I posted several years back. Hopefully I'll get some feedback this time around.
My speaker knowledge and experience is limited. Haven't heard panels or electrostat speakers. So anyone with more knowledge feel free to amend the list.
Normal bass- ordinary bass that one can expect from a typical bookshelf speaker.
Accentuated bass- usually from a smallish speaker trying to sound large to compensate for lack of size.
Punchy bass- Bass that comes from a smaller standmount type speaker, can be very fast.
Hard hitting bass- Usually from typical speakers with 8" drivers. You can feel the bass.
Slam bass- Hits harder than hard hitting bass that hits you in the chest. Drums sound like drums with quick attack. Very fast and clean sounding.
Heavy bass- bass from 15" drivers that can knock you on your butt.
Sonic Boom bass- Usually from a powered sub. Very fast and clean, sounds like a sonic boom.
Sloppy bass- bass from a cheap sub, lacks detail, can sound boomy in the wrong room.
Boomy bass- bass from a speaker that's under powered.