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dumbbell

slang Someone who is stupid and/or clumsy. Can you believe that dumbbell is still pushing the door marked "pull"? Of course he broke the vase—that guy is such a dumbbell.

dumbbell

n. a stupid oaf. (Also a rude term of address.) I’m afraid I come on like a dumbbell sometimes.
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In the other semi-final, Ste Garvey sealed his place in the final with a 2-0 victory against Paul Dumbell.
John Schorah (Weightmans), Pat Downey, Samantha Kinnear (marketing manager), RLPO''s Vasily Petrenko and Lawrence Downey (Weightmans), at the Philharmonic Camille Areety and Danielle Last, at Puschka''s pop-up restaurant Danielle Lloyd receives her new crown from Jennifer Ellison Puschka''s Doug Eglin and Glen Dumbell, at their pop-up restaurant at the weekend Stephen Coldbeck and Ryan Jenkins try out some of the new dishes on the menu at Gusto LIPA students Thomas Gregerson, Dani Pedro, Holly Reynolds, Moorea Masa, Ed Black and Graeme Heerden, at The Living Room Joe Hull and David Sye, at the Gusto cook-off
In the quarter-finals of the Errington Cup (Handicap) Singles, S Paul Dumbell (+14) enjoyed the win of his life, beating Ian Brumby 2-0.
Mr Dumbell said Ruthin Castle Limited had had heavy investment in recent years and the change should minimise disruption to staff, suppliers and customers.
Old Swan were at one stage 4-0 behind, but a remarkable fightback from Paul Dumbell (108-53) and Jamie Jones' win on the final blue salvaged the aggregate point to make the scoreline 4-3 to CTK.
Knowsley Development Trust's chief executive, Steve Dumbell, said the project was an important step forward for the trust.
Rubber power lift set 350 kg, Bench Press, Hex Dumbells (2.5,5,7.5,10,12.5 & 15 Kg) = 105 Kg Total, All In One Dumbell Rack, etc.
Development trust chief executive Steve Dumbell, the prime mover behind the organisation, said: "We're delighted that Lord Heseltine agreed to appear in our film because his initiatives played a key role in helping us to set up 25 years ago."
The trust's chief executive, Steve Dumbell, said: "As a social enterprise, Neet TV doesn't have to make a profit for its owners or shareholders, so we're able to charge very reasonable prices.
THE pregnant cocker spaniel tossed into a river with a dumbell around her neck was dead before she was thrown in, it was revealed yesterday.
Rubbberised Hexagonal Dumbell (5Kgx4=20Kg, 10Kgx4=40Kg.
Trust chief executive Steve Dumbell said: "In the context of Government cuts, the need for the services we provide is now more important than ever."
Knowsley Development Trust chief executive Steve Dumbell said: "To make our prices affordable, we need to keep our running costs down, and that means ensuring that any vehicle we buy represents real value for money.
Nigel Dumbell charged pounds 540 a day over five years - a total of pounds 648,000.