dumbbell dumbbell  /ˈdəm ˌbɛl/


  1. (n) an exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle
  2. (n) an ignorant or foolish person



  1. Other cells had enlarged, dumbbell-shaped or even twin nuclei.
  2. Not dumbbell-shaped but spherical, the Korkosz instrument projects on a 40-ft.
  3. He called for his big dumbbell.


  • Step N Sculpt & Ultimate Cardio Kickbox

    Location: Seattle - Group Fitness Studio Description: The ultimate cardio kickbox workout. Increase your stamina and endurance as you torch calories with low impact, easy-to-follow step patterns. Sculpt portion of class includes body weight and dumbbell exercises. Closed toe shoes required.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

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  1. "I was one of the strongest guys on the planet," Luger said recently. "I was freaky strong before. I was bench-pressing 450 pounds my senior year of high school. I was a freak. Now I can't lift a one-pound dumbbell. But God tells me that...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Lex Luger Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

  2. "I was lifting weights -- I just picked up a dumbbell, and it was a freak thing," Fuentes said. "I didn't have a lot of weights. I saw a chiropractor, and he said he didn't believe anything was structurally wrong. It's a tissue issue. With...
    on Apr 14, 2010 By: Brian Fuentes Source: MLB.com

  3. While Brad described his character as "a dumbbell, a gum-chewing...... iPod-addicted bubble-brain."
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Brad Pitt Source: Lincolnshire Echo

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