boxing glove


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

boxing glove

n.
A heavily padded leather mitten worn for boxing.

boxing glove

n
(Boxing) one of a pair of thickly padded mittens worn for boxing

box′ing glove`


n.
one of a pair of heavily padded leather mittens worn by boxers.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boxing glove - boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fightersboxing glove - boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs - fighting with the fists
boxing equipment - equipment used in boxing
References in periodicals archive ?
The video showed Amir wearing a boxing glove on his right hand and punching a large balloon for a surprise to find out whether they're having a boy or a girl.
A rare gold boxing glove made to commemorate Muhammad Ali's "Fight of the Century" against Joe Frazier in Madison Square Garden nearly 50 years ago failed to find a buyer in an auction in Turin on Thursday.
Richie Woodhall is hoping to raise funds for a Shropshire cancer charity by offering a boxing glove signed by two boxing legends in an online raffle.
The 'Legend' collection of Muhammad Ali Perfumes is concealed within a silver, glass boxing glove bottle with black, blue and white lacing.
Unlike the modern boxing glove, the ancient examples have the appearance of a protective guard, designed to fit snugly over the knuckles protecting them from impact.
A boxing glove signed by Mike Tyson went under the hammer at the Shrewsbury salesroom of Halls auctioneers.
Mayweather's comments pertained to his fight with Maidana in Las Vegas where he alleged that Maidana bit into his boxing glove. That would be hard to prove right now given that his opponent had a mouthpiece on, plus the fact that it would be hard to bite into and cause substantial damage to a heavily taped boxing glove.
Indian boxer and Olympic bronze medal winner Mary Kom attended the party and brought the birthday boy a signed boxing glove keychain.
The guests donned their best dresses and tuxedos to party the night away Prizes included two football shirts signed by Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres which sold for pounds 300 and pounds 450, and a signed Joe Calzaghe boxing glove which sold for pounds 300.
Among the auction items to be offered include a Joe Frazier signed boxing glove and signed photograph, a year's membership of North Weald Health & Leisure Club, plus a selection of shirts and footballs signed by Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, West Ham, Charlton, Reading, Millwall and Crystal Palace.
The collectors' items include a signed colour photo of all-time legend Muhammad Ali, a red boxing glove signed by Frank Bruno and a Union Flag boxing glove bearing the signature of "Dark Destroyer" Nigel Benn - twice middleweight and super middleweight world champ.
My spies tell me that one of the auction prizes was a boxing glove signed by Nigel and, when bidding started, he threw in a month's free personal training in the ring.