boxing glove

noun

Definition of boxing glove

: one of a pair of leather mittens heavily padded on the back and worn in boxing

Examples of boxing glove in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Le delivered 12 uppercut punches, swinging his right fist into Quiles’ boxing glove. Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 2022 Bizarrely, a bystander told authorities the mom appeared to have a boxing glove attached to her left hand. Fox News, 25 Mar. 2021 Here are some of the top contenders among the boxing glove market. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, 11 Mar. 2021 That’s the one that had a picture on the front of a naked woman with a boxing glove between her legs. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 10 Mar. 2021 The mother told the teacher a brother hit Gabriel with a boxing glove. Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2020 Punching them with a boxing glove affixed to the end of a giant spring? Nicky Guerreiro, The New Yorker, 2 Nov. 2020 Coaches utilize a boxing glove, attempting to punch a football out of the ball carriers hands. Calvin Watkins, Dallas News, 24 Oct. 2020 It's covered from wall to wall with boxing posters, newspaper clippings, boxing gloves and even a Madison Square Garden ringside bell. Nicole Chavez, CNN, 7 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of boxing glove

1811, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

27 Mar 2022

Cite this Entry

“Boxing glove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boxing%20glove. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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