(To) handle with kid (or kit) gloves

Submitted by Ww Ww on Thu, 16/06/2016 - 22:46
  • Idiom: (To) handle with kid (or kit) gloves
  • Language: English
  • Idiomatic translations / equivalents: German
  • Explained meaning: English, Turkish

Idiomatic translations of "(To) handle with kid (or ..."

German
jemanden mit Glacéhandschuhen anfassen
Explanations:

Meanings of "(To) handle with kid (or ..."

English

This refers to handling a problem very delicately, or carefully. Kid gloves are made from kid (young goat) or lamb (young sheep), and are very soft and sensitive to the wearer's touch. Kit gloves are work gloves and protect the wearer and the thing, person being handled.

Explained by Ww WwWw Ww on Thu, 16/06/2016 - 22:46
Explained by Ww WwWw Ww
English

to handle with very gentle care, often to the point of coddling. Kid gloves are very soft leather gloves, typically made from the skin of a young goat (a "kid").

Explained by Guest on Wed, 04/04/2018 - 20:35
Explained by Guest
Turkish

birine karşı çok nazik ve hassas davranmak

Explained by piliburukpiliburuk on Fri, 14/05/2021 - 17:51
Explained by piliburukpiliburuk