studly

[ stuhd-lee ]
/ ˈstʌd li /
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adjective, stud·li·er, stud·li·est.

Slang. virilely attractive; muscular and handsome.

Nearby words

  1. studio couch,
  2. studio flat,
  3. studio glass,
  4. studious,
  5. studiously,
  6. studwork,
  7. study,
  8. study group,
  9. study hall,
  10. stuff

Origin of studly

First recorded in 1955–60

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Word Origin and History for studly

studly

adj.

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

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