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glove puppet


Definition of glove puppet


  1. :  a puppet that fits over the hand like a glove and is moved by the fingers and hand of its wearer :  hand puppet

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a covering for the hand having separate sections for each of the fingers and the thumb and often extending part way up the arm

    :  gauntlet

    :  a padded leather covering for the hand used in baseball to catch a thrown or batted ball

  1. :  to cover with or as if with a glove

    :  to furnish with gloves

    :  to catch (as a baseball) in one's gloved hand

  1. :  a small-scale figure (as of a person or animal) usually with a cloth body and hollow head that fits over and is moved by the hand

    :  marionette

    :  doll

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a timid, meek, or unassertive person

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