Origin of beefcake
Related Words for beefcakenoble, vigorous, bold, masculine, virile, macho, self-reliant, heroic, manly, muscular, bulky, hulking, sturdy, athletic, able-bodied, portly, stocky, brawny, stout, beefy
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Affleck could also be a formidable adversary for Brown in the beefcake department—an actual campaign beauty contest.Ben Affleck for Senate? Actor Could Be Formidable Massachusetts Candidate
December 21, 2012
by 1952, "display of male pulchritude" in movies or magazines; said to have been modeled on cheesecake, but there seems to have been an actual foodstuff called beefcake around this time. The word seems to be little used in that literal sense since the other sense emerged.