Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “glove”

See all translations

glove

noun [C] uk   /ɡlʌv/ us  
A2 a piece of clothing that is worn on the hand and wrist for warmth or protection, with separate parts for each finger: leather/woollen/rubber gloves a pair of gloves
More examples

glove

verb [T] uk   /ɡlʌv/ US us  
to put gloves on your hands: She gloved her hands to protect them from the chemicals. to catch a ball when playing baseball: He gloved the ball, turned and threw in one motion.
Translations of “glove”
in Korean 장갑…
in Arabic قُفَّاز…
in French gant…
in Turkish eldiven…
in Italian guanto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (分手指的)手套…
in Russian перчатка…
in Polish rękawiczka…
in Spanish guante…
in Portuguese luva…
in German der Handschuh…
in Catalan guant…
in Japanese 手袋…
in Chinese (Simplified) (分手指的)手套…
(Definition of glove from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of glove?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “glove” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More