beefcake

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noun, often attributive beef·cake \ˈbēf-ˌkāk\

Definition of beefcake

  1. :  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

  1. He's not a great actor but he gets roles anyway because of all the moviegoers interested in beefcake.

  2. He's one of Hollywood's most celebrated beefcakes.

Origin and Etymology of beefcake

1beef + (cheese)cake


First Known Use: 1949


BEEFCAKE Defined for English Language Learners

beefcake

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noun, often attributive beef·cake \ˈbēf-ˌkāk\

Definition of beefcake for English Language Learners

  • : men who are muscular and attractive

  • : a muscular and attractive man



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