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beefcake

[ beef-keyk ]
/ ˈbifˌkeɪk /
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noun Informal.

photographs of nearly nude young men in magazines or the like, posed to display their muscular bodies.

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Origin of beefcake

1945–50; beef + cake, modeled on cheesecake
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British Dictionary definitions for beefcake

beefcake
/ (ˈbiːfˌkeɪk) /

noun

slang men displayed for their muscular bodies, esp in photographsCompare cheesecake (def. 2)
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