kid-glove kid-glove

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people

Usage(s):

  1. At the same time, the Clinton campaign stepped up its attacks on the media, insisting that Obama has been receiving kid-glove treatment.
  2. The kid-glove stage has passed.
  3. They shred Kleindienst's defense and condemn by implication the kid-glove kindness that was shown him.

News

  1. Subways overrun with homeless

    It’s an express train — to the bad old days.Cops are giving homeless people and panhandlers in the subways the kid-glove treatment, arresting subterranean scofflaws far less frequently than just two years ago.
    on October 28, 2013     Source: FOX 5 New York

  2. Subways overrun with homeless as cops back off

    It’s an express train — to the bad old days. Cops are giving homeless people and panhandlers in the subways the kid-glove treatment, arresting subterranean scofflaws far less frequently than...
    on October 27, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "The UPA Government's kid-glove approach to jehadi terrorists' penetration in India, both from Pakistan and Bangladesh, testifies to the Congress party's vote bank politics," Advani told reporters before resuming his Bharat Suraksha Yatra after...
    on May 1, 2006 By: LK Advani Source: Hindu

  2. "Prejean rabidly advocates depriving gay people of equal rights, so I don't feel she deserves the kid-glove treatment from me," Musto wrote FOXNews.com. "She's also a semi-nude-posing moralist and someone who apparently doesn't honor her...
    on May 11, 2009 By: Michael Musto Source: FOXNews

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