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Definitions and Synonyms of gauntlet | Another word for gauntlet | What is gauntlet?

Definition 1: a form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for gauntlet in the sense of this definition

(gauntlet is a kind of ...) the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime

Definition 2: a glove of armored leather; protects the hand - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gauntlet in the sense of this definition

(gauntlet is a kind of ...) handwear: covers the hand and wrist

(... is part of gauntlet) armor that protects the wearer's whole body

Definition 3: a glove with long sleeve - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for gauntlet in the sense of this definition

(gauntlet is a kind of ...) handwear: covers the hand and wrist

Definition 4: to offer or accept a challenge - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where gauntlet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • threw down the gauntlet
  • took up the gauntlet

Synonyms for gauntlet in the sense of this definition

(gauntlet is a kind of ...) a call to engage in a contest or fight

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