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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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 in a sentence

  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

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noun \ˈmit\

Definition of mitt for Students

  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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