a form of barter practiced among some peoples, in which the goods for exchange are left at and taken from a preselected spot without the exchanging parties ever coming face-to-face.
[duhm-bel] /ˈdʌmˌbɛl/ noun 1. a gymnastic apparatus consisting of two wooden or metal balls connected by a short bar serving as a handle, used as a weight for exercising. 2. a stupid person. /ˈdʌmˌbɛl/ noun 1. (gymnastics, weightlifting) an exercising weight consisting of a single bar with a heavy ball or disc at either end […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. the planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, which in photographs appears to have the shape of a dumbbell.
noun 1. the undisclosed price set by the owner of something to be auctioned, below which no offer will be accepted.
- Dumb blond
noun a light-haired woman who is stereotyped as beautiful but unintelligent; also written dumb blonde