Definition of barbell noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbɑːbel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrbel//
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a long metal bar with weights at each end, used in the sport of weightlifting and for exercise Word Origin late 19th cent.: from bar + bell.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: barbell