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mitt

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noun \ˈmit\

Simple Definition of mitt

  • baseball : a special type of heavy glove worn by the catcher

  • : a special type of glove worn by the first baseman

Full Definition of mitt

  1. 1 a :  a woman's glove that leaves the fingers uncovered b :  mitten 1 c :  a baseball catcher's or first baseman's glove made in the style of a mitten

  2. 2 slang :  hand

Examples of mitt

  1. children bundled up in hats and mitts

  2. He can hold anything in those big mitts of his.



Origin of mitt

short for mitten


First Known Use: 1757

Rhymes with mitt



MITT Defined for Kids

mitt

play
noun \ˈmit\

Definition of mitt

  1. 1 :  mitten <Use a mitt to hold the hot dish.>

  2. 2 :  a baseball catcher's or first baseman's glove




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