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  1. glove
  2. noun

    • 1. a covering for the hand worn for protection against cold or dirt and typically having separate parts for each finger and the thumb:

      rubber gloves a pair of black leather gloves
    • 2. a padded protective covering for the hand used in boxing, cricket, baseball, and other sports.


    • 1. (of a wicketkeeper, baseball catcher, etc.) catch, deflect, or touch (the ball) with a gloved hand:

      Vaughan gloved it and got to his knees to throw
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: glove, plural noun: gloves

    • v.: verb: glove, 3rd person present: gloves, gerund or present participle: gloving, past tense: gloved, past participle: gloved