mitt

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noun \ˈmit\

Definition of mitt

  1. 1a :  a woman's glove that leaves the fingers uncoveredb :  mitten 1c :  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.

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Origin and Etymology of mitt

short for mitten


First Known Use: 1757



MITT Defined for English Language Learners

mitt

play
noun

Definition of mitt for English Language Learners

  • baseball : a special type of heavy glove worn by the catcher

  • : a special type of glove worn by the first baseman


MITT Defined for Kids

mitt

play
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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