Beefcake meaning

bēfkāk
Images, especially photographs, of attractive, usually scantily attired men with muscular physiques.
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The men depicted in such images.
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(informal) Display of the figure of a nude, or partly nude, muscular man, as in a magazine photograph.
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Used other than as an idiom: see beef,‎ cake.
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(informal, uncountable) Imagery of one or more muscular, well-built men.
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(informal, countable) Such a male, especially as seen as physically desirable.
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Origin of beefcake

  • beef (cheese)cake

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From beef +‎ cake, by analogy with cheesecake (“an image of a sexy young woman”).

    From Wiktionary