preacher curl

noun

a weightlifting exercise for the biceps in which a barbell is lifted by flexing the elbows, with the upper arms resting on an angled bench

Nearby words

  1. pre-teen,
  2. pre-u,
  3. preach,
  4. preach to the converted,
  5. preacher,
  6. preachify,
  7. preaching,
  8. preachingly,
  9. preachment,
  10. preachy

Word Origin for preacher curl

C20: from the resemblance of the exerciser using the bench to a preacher leaning over the pulpit

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