Translation of mitt in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /mɪt/


  • 1.1 (mitten) mitón (masculine)
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    • And chintz tea towels and oven mitts that are anything but chintzy.
    • A few seconds later, Sam arrived at the door, face red and hot and clad in an apron and oven mitts.
    • Dressed in an apron with oven mitts to match, she noticed him and smiled.
    1.2 (in baseball) manopla (feminine), guante (masculine) (de béisbol)
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    • For the love of a glove: a baseball mitt just isn't a necessary piece of equipment, it's a part of life for many players
    • You just don't see 10-year-old kids throwing around a rugby ball or kicking a soccer ball in the States; they've either got a baseball mitt on their hand or are throwing around a basketball or football.
    • I wanted a baseball mitt so bad a sweet hurt blossomed in my stomach whenever I thought about it…
    1.3 (hand) [colloquial/familiar] manaza (feminine) [colloquial/familiar], manota (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] keep your (dirty) mitts off the food quita esas cochinas manos or esas manazas de la comida [colloquial/familiar]
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    • This big grumbly rumbly bear of a man with shoulders wider than most airline seats and mitts so big that my kitty Abby could probably sit comfortably in his palm likes my silly pet name for him.
    • They're trying to get their grubby mitts on our big cars and mansions in Pondok Indah and Bintaro.
    • Tickets for the 200-capacity date next month may have been snapped up within hours of going on sale but we have managed to get our mitts on a pair of the coveted items.

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