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Noun: dumbbell  'dúm,bel
  1. An exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle
  2. [informal] An ignorant or foolish person
    - dummy [informal], dope [informal], boob [informal], booby, pinhead [informal], div [Brit, informal], poon [Austral, informal], divvy [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: dumbbells

Type of: exercising weight, free weight, simple [archaic], simpleton, weight

Encyclopedia: Dumbbell