ket·​tle·​bell ˈke-tᵊl-ˌbel How to pronounce kettlebell (audio)
: a round weight with a flat bottom and thick handle on top that is used for exercise and weight training

Examples of kettlebell in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Compact Options: Such as resistance bands, dumbbells, and kettlebells for those with limited space. Bethany Braun-Silva, ABC News, 23 May 2024 That can include bodyweight-only exercises like planks, or working with resistance bands, dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells, or resistance machines. Jennifer Heimlich, TIME, 13 May 2024 The movement can also be done while holding the kettlebell firmly with only one hand at a time and alternating between hands. Daryl Austin, USA TODAY, 3 May 2024 How to Do It: Lie on your back, a light kettlebell in your right hand directly over your shoulder. Mark Lelinwalla, Men's Health, 29 Aug. 2023 See all Example Sentences for kettlebell 

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Word History


kettle + -bell (as in barbell)

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kettlebell was in 1928

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“Kettlebell.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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