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noun as in hand covering for warmth, protection

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He wore white gloves, a dignified long black coat, and matching pants and vest, and he carried a dark walking stick.

One difference was that Chen was herself wearing white gloves.

The new cops gazed ceilingward where the white gloves would have sailed.

The moment came where newly graduated cops customarily toss their white gloves into the air in celebration.

The seemingly endless ranks snapped to attention on command and thousands of white gloves rose in salute.

Then she noticed the letter which the child had given her, still lying on the dressing table, with her gloves.

He dashed up to the drawing-room; his wife was coming forth then, her cloak and gloves on, her fan in her hand.

She wore a dust-colored habit with divided skirt, and a soft felt hat and gloves of the same shade.

Dr. Stanmore came down the flagged path from the smith's cottage, pulling on his gloves.

A soiled bonnet cap, untidy strings, or torn gloves and collar will utterly spoil the prettiest costume.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gloves, such as: muff, gauntlet, mitt, gage, and mitten.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.