Definitions for mittenˈmɪt n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mit•tenˈmɪt n(n.)

  1. a hand covering enclosing the four fingers together and the thumb separately.

    Category: Clothing

  2. Category: Clothing

    Ref: mitt (def. 5). 1 4

Origin of mitten:

1350–1400; < MF, OF mitaine=mite mitten +-aine -an1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. mitten(noun)

    glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. mitten(noun)ˈmɪt n

    a warm covering for your hand with one part that covers the thumb and another for the other fingers

    a pair of red mittens


  1. mitten(Noun)

    A type of glove or garment that covers a hand with a separate sheath for the thumb, but not for other fingers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mitten(noun)

    a covering for the hand, worn to defend it from cold or injury. It differs from a glove in not having a separate sheath for each finger

  2. Mitten(noun)

    a cover for the wrist and forearm

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    Something a tender-hearted girl gives a young man when she knows she is going to make it chilly for him.

Translations for mitten

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a kind of glove with two sections, one for the thumb and the other for the fingers

a pair of mittens.

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