studly

adjective
stud·​ly | \ ˈstəd-lē How to pronounce studly (audio) \

Definition of studly

slang
: attractively masculine : hunky

Examples of studly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The operation is both a service station and headquarters for a group of studly guys who are hired out to provide service of an intimate nature to high-rolling women and men. oregonlive, 29 Apr. 2020 The length is nearly a foot shorter than the XC60, but the roof height is nearly the same—thus the XC40’s stubby, studly stance, bunched with compression. Dan Neil, WSJ, 8 June 2018 There's Vinny, but also Manny Jacinto from The Good Place, and Ross Butler who plays a studly jock on 13 Reasons Why and Riverdale. Greta Lee, Glamour, 14 Mar. 2018 Every movie about an organization’s intimate workings needs an outsider’s fresh perspective, and here that audience-surrogate role is filled by Nathan (Arnaud Valois), a studly newcomer who soon becomes romantically involved with Sean. Justin Chang, latimes.com, 2 Nov. 2017 As Berry freaked out and a laughing DeGeneres looked on, a swarm of studly men proceeded to rip off their shirts and dance around the actress. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 8 Sep. 2017 After yo-yo’ing down to a population of just around nine individuals in the 1990s, the studly birds are back up to a population of about 400 today. Laura Poppick, Smithsonian, 27 Apr. 2017 Districts with more than one high school see a dilution of their talent, but that hasn’t prevented both schools in Brookfield from fielding studly squads. Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 16 Aug. 2017 But, like the studly quarterback or pretty prom queen who failed to launch after graduation, the show doesn’t live up to expectations in a lethargic production by Theatre Pro Rata. Dominic P. Papatola, Twin Cities, 27 May 2017

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First Known Use of studly

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Studly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/studly. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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studly

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of studly

: very attractive and masculine

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