kid-glove

adjective \ ˈkid-ˈgləv \

Definition of kid-glove

: marked by extreme care or deference
  • kid-glove treatment

First Known Use of kid-glove

1888


kid glove

noun

Definition of kid glove

: a dress glove made of kid leather

kid-gloved

play \ˈkid-ˈgləvd\ adjective
with kid gloves
: with special consideration

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First Known Use of kid glove

1725


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