Definition of glove noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

glove

 noun
noun
NAmE//ɡlʌv//
 
 
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  •   a covering for the hand, made of wool, leather, etc. with separate parts for each finger and the thumb a pair of gloves rubber gloves gardening gloves compare mitten see also boxing
  • Idioms
    fit (somebody) like a glove
     
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    to be the perfect size or shape for someone The dress fits me like a glove.
    the gloves are off
     
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    used to say that someone is ready for a fight or an argument
    hand in glove (with somebody)
     
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    working closely with someone, especially in a secret and/or illegal way
    handle/treat, etc. somebody with kid gloves
     
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    to deal with someone in a very careful way so that you do not offend or upset them
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: glove