Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dumbbell

2 senses of dumbbell

Sense 1
dumbbell -- (an exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle)
       => weight, free weight, exercising weight -- (sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms)

Sense 2
dumbbell, dummy, dope, boob, booby, pinhead -- (an ignorant or foolish person)
       => simpleton, simple -- (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)

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