adjective, stud·li·er, stud·li·est.

Slang. virilely attractive; muscular and handsome.

Origin of studly

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for studly

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

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