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studly

[stuhd-lee]
adjective, stud·li·er, stud·li·est.
  1. Slang. virilely attractive; muscular and handsome.
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Origin of studly

First recorded in 1955–60
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adj.

by 1971, American English, from stud (n.2) in the "virile male" sense + -ly (1). Related: Studliness.

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