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  • EN [ ˈgɔ:ntlət]
  • US [ ˈɡɔntlɪt, ˈɡɑnt-]

English definition


  • 1. to offer or accept a challenge;

    • "threw down the gauntlet"
    • "took up the gauntlet"
  • 2. a glove of armored leather; protects the hand

  • 3. a glove with long sleeve

  • 4. 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

Example sentences

  • She picked up the gauntlet in her incisive Keynote Address to the Conference.

  • Luxury car firm Jaguar has thrown down the gauntlet to competitors by giving the best guarantee on the market.

  • Whoever decides to take up the gauntlet and challenge the Prime Minister will have a tough battle.

  • The trade unions have thrown down the gauntlet.

  • He ran the gauntlet of newspaper attacks.

  • Are you ready to pick up the gauntlet?

  • And she brought you through the Gauntlet by herself?

  • Frank was supposed to take you down the Gauntlet, right?

  • He said he always wanted to try the Gauntlet.

  • I'd like to try the Gauntlet myself, but people aren't allowed to do it anymore.

  • He stood between his teammates and snapped on his own Jackal gauntlet.

  • Once Bill threw down the gauntlet, I had to fight.

  • He threw down the gauntlet and I accepted his challenge.

  • Fallen World , separated from the material realm by the Gauntlet.

  • The American colonies threw down the gauntlet to the motherland.

Phrase collocation

  • take up (或 throw down) the gauntlet

    accept (or issue) a challenge

Meaning of gauntlet

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