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1. kid-glove

adjective. showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people.

Synonyms

  • diplomatic
  • tactful

Antonyms

  • impolitic
  • inconsiderate
  • tactless

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Words that Rhyme with Boxing Glove

  • vanhove
  • thereof
  • o'glove
  • labove
  • labov
  • deneuve
  • belove
  • above
  • shove
  • gov
  • dove

Example sentences of the word boxing-glove


1. Noun Phrase
Other popular head covers include those fashioned to look like a boxing glove, Popeye and even Darth Vader.

2. Noun Phrase
Well-fitting boxing gloves reduce the impact of striking trauma to the hands, and thereby, aid performance.

3. Noun Phrase
Wear a boxing glove or attach cushioning to the wall to make this exercise more comfortable.

4. Noun Phrase
Do this before you put on your helmet and boxing gloves for convenience.

Quotes containing the word boxing-glove


1. Unseen in the background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove*he background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove.
*- P.G. Wodehouse, Very Good, Jeeves!


2. boxing

noun. ['ˈbɑːksɪŋ'] the enclosure of something in a package or box.

Synonyms

  • packing
  • bundling
  • envelopment
  • enclosing
  • enclosure

Antonyms

  • defend
  • surrender

3. boxing

noun. ['ˈbɑːksɪŋ'] fighting with the fists.

Synonyms

  • contact sport
  • fisticuffs
  • sparring
  • in-fighting
  • fight
  • rope-a-dope
  • spar
  • professional boxing

4. glove

noun. ['ˈglʌv'] the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball.

Synonyms

  • baseball mitt
  • baseball equipment
  • baseball glove

Etymology

  • glove (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. glove

noun. ['ˈglʌv'] handwear: covers the hand and wrist.

Synonyms

  • gauntlet
  • suede glove
  • kid glove
  • thumb
  • metal glove
  • batting glove
  • golf glove
  • gantlet
  • finger
  • mitten
  • hand wear

Etymology

  • glove (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. glove

noun. ['ˈglʌv'] boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing.

Synonyms

  • boxing equipment

Etymology

  • glove (Middle English (1100-1500))
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