how to pronounce dumbbell


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the above transcription of dumbbell is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

dumbbell is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of dumbbell in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… wonderful dumbbell that I so enjoy and …”

meanings of dumbbell


  1. A weight training implement consisting of a short bar with weight counterpoised on each end.
  2. A stupid person.

dumbbell frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dumbbell occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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