noun \ˈmit\

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

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
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


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