glov·​er ˈglə-vər How to pronounce glover (audio)
: one that makes or sells gloves

Examples of glover in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Leather driver glovers, handmade in Italy, for the Fall 2024 season are available in up to seven colors. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 2 Feb. 2024 He has been regarded more for his glove than his bat — the Giants’ Brandon Crawford compared Schmitt’s third base defense to perennial gold glover Nolan Arenado — although Schmitt batted .441 in 34 spring training plate appearances. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 May 2023 Neither would perfect-game hurler Mark Buehrle (Round 38), three-time All-Star Roy Oswalt (23) or three-time gold glover Kevin Kiermaier (Round 31). Dallas News, 3 June 2021 And Belanger wasn’t the only gold-glover missing from the O’s infield that day; regular second-baseman Dave Johnson also was injured, with left-fielder Don Buford filling in. Chris Kaltenbach,, 16 Aug. 2019 The household of a baker produced bread; the household of a glover produced gloves. Phyllis Rackin, The Atlantic, 8 June 2019 The red-shirt sophomore shorstop was a unanimous pick to the first team and as a gold glover. Andrew J. Campa, Glendale News-Press, 30 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glover was in the 14th century

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“Glover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

Biographical Definition


biographical name

Glov·​er ˈglə-vər How to pronounce Glover (audio)
John 1732–1797 American general in Revolution
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