beefcake

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

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

  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.

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Origin and Etymology of beefcake

beefcake Synonyms

Synonyms
hunk, pretty boy, stud, superstud
Related Words
babe [slang], dish, doll, dreamboat [slang], eye candy, eyeful, fox, knockout, stunner; lady-killer, sheik, womanizer
Near Antonyms
dog, grotesquerie (also grotesquery), monster, nerd

BEEFCAKE Defined for English Language Learners

beefcake

noun

Definition of beefcake for English Language Learners

  • : men who are muscular and attractive

  • : a muscular and attractive man



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