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beefcake

noun [U] uk   /ˈbiːf.keɪk/ informal us  
an attractive man with big muscles, or men with such bodies as shown in pictures or in shows
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in Chinese (Traditional) 肌肉發達的健美男子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肌肉发达的健美男子…
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