Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 11:08

12-ounce curls

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the size of common beer containers (bottles and cans) in the United States: 12 ounces + curls, a weightlifting exercise.

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NounEdit

12-ounce curls (plural only)

  1. (idiomatic) Drinking beer.
    • 2006 June, Scott Quill, “Muscle Bulletin: Pass the Bar”[1], Men's Health, ISSN 1054-4836: 
      Don't burn out your biceps with 12-ounce curls.