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Definition of "mitt" []

  • A type of glove that extends over the hand but only partially covers the fingers. (noun)
  • A mitten. (noun)
  • Baseball A large, padded, protective leather glove, usually with one sheath for the thumb and one undivided sheath for the remaining fingers, used by catchers and first basemen. (noun)
  • Slang A hand or fist. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mitt" in a sentence
  • "December 3rd, 2009 11: 23 am ET what mitt is saying is give more tax breaks to the rich and trickle down will work did not give it time in 1980, i wonder how many jobs his company help set up oveseas in the last year"
  • "July 16th, 2009 1: 07 pm ET who cares what these idiots do – republicans are in the past mitt is out of touch and out of date – sarah – well, we all know about sarah."
  • "The oven mitt is also cotton and follows the same styling."