dumbbell

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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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After a quick, but energetic warm-up, it's into a dumb-bell workout to strengthen and tone arms, with squats worked in too.
Hold a dumb-bell in each hand and stand tall with feet hip-width apart.
The giant tyre looked like a bit of a strain though - maybe she should stick to a dumb-bell next time."
A TEACHER who snapped and attacked a pupil with a dumb-bell was given a two-year community order yesterday.
Police also mounted a mass screening in Bordelsey Green after pensioner Mohammed Amin was bludgeoned to death with a dumb-bell in his home in 2003.
A MAN with a history of violence was yesterday jailed for 11 years for almost battering a disabled man to death with a dumb-bell.
AWOULD-BE burglar who threw a dumb-bell at a jeweller's window in an attempt to smash it is being hunted by police.
WEIGHTED KNEE RAISE: Position yourself in a Captain's chair with a dumb-bell between your feet.
CURTIS Davies thinks gym buddy Gareth Barry would be a dumb-bell to leave Martin O'Neill's Aston Villa revolution this summer.
A MAN found with a dumb-bell inside a sock at a North Wales court yesterday claimed he feared an attack.
A ROW over noise at a block of flats led to a man knocking out his friend with a dumb-bell.
Mrs Garrigan said: "I panicked because there was speculation that the murder weapon was a dumb-bell."
1 Start on all fours, knees hip-width apart, arms directly under your shoulders, holding a dumb-bell in one hand with palm facing in.
Detectives have a full DNA profile along with fingerprint and footprint evidence of the person who bludgeoned Mohammed Amin to death with a dumb-bell in his home four years ago.
Techn i que: Hold a dumb-bell orbottle of water in each hand at your side with your palms facing in.