Kid-glove meaning

A glove made of fine, soft leather, especially kidskin.
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Used other than as an idiom: see kid,"Ž glove.
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(often in plural) A metaphorical representation of careful handling.

He's usually very sensitive about this sort of thing; make sure you put on your kid gloves before you see him.

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with kid gloves
  • Tactfully and cautiously:.
    Had to handle the temperamental artist with kid gloves.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

with kid gloves

Origin of kid-glove

  • From kid gloves (made from the skin of a young lamb or goat), a particularly fine, soft material.
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