Definition of beefcake
: a usually photographic display of muscular male physiques; also : a man of the type featured in such a display or such men in general — compare cheesecake
Examples of beefcake in a Sentence
He's not a great actor but he gets roles anyway because of all the moviegoers interested in beefcake.
He's one of Hollywood's most celebrated beefcakes.
Recent Examples of beefcake from the Web
With a boxy shape and beefcake styling, the Atlas provides family-friendly passenger and cargo space without so much as a hint of a mom-mobile image.
Like many classic pairings, Gorden-Levitt and Tatum are a yin and yang of modern-day movie stardom — with Gordon-Levitt’s small frame and hipster persona contrasting with Tatum’s specific brand of Magic Mike beefcake.
There is no Sammy Davis Jr. in this scenario because a black man, even playing the part of jester, wouldn’t blend into the color scheme of pure whiteyhood that is the alt-right sagging-beefcake ideal.
How about with hot peppers and a pinch of arsenic mixed in, to be served with country ham, beefcake and cheesecake, with, of course, plenty of moonshine to wash it all down?
The actor got his start in Guy Ritchie’s Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, killed it in the Crank movies and grabbed the torch from Hollywood’s most musclebound ’80s action heroes in last year’s beefcake blast, The Expendables.
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BEEFCAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beefcake for English Language Learners
: men who are muscular and attractive
: a muscular and attractive man
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