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dumbbell

noun dumb·bell \ˈdəm-ˌbel\

: a short bar with weights at the ends that is used to make muscles stronger

: a stupid or foolish person

Full Definition of DUMBBELL

1
:  a short bar with weights at each end that is used usually in pairs for exercise
2
:  a stupid person :  dummy

Examples of DUMBBELL

  1. I feel like a dumbbell for making such a stupid mistake.
  2. <if we don't give him a shove, the poor dumbbell never will propose to her>

First Known Use of DUMBBELL

1785

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