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Adonis lowers bar (8)


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Here is my best explanation:

'adonis' is the definition.

'lowers bar' is the subsidiary indication.

'lowers' becomes 'beef' (cattle might 'low' - another word for moo).

'bar' becomes 'cake' ('cake' can be a synonym of 'bar').


This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for beefcake that I've seen before include "musclemen", "Men displaying muscles", "Strong talent", "Photo of a muscular man with not much on", "Hunk", "Certain photos", "Very muscular men", "Displayed male muscles", "Attractive muscular men" and "Muscular attractive men".)


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