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.
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dumbbell

n. a stupid oaf. (Also a rude term of address.) I’m afraid I come on like a dumbbell sometimes.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Laura Potts said beau Johnny Reid works out for three hours every day so the only way to see him was to join him - despite never having lifted a dumbell.
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The screaming victim then had his hands pulverised with a dumbell.
Take a dumbell or a bottle of water in your right hand and bring your elbow up to your side (so it is at 90 degrees) and your upper arm is parallel with the floor.