Definition of 'gauntlet'
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And then having to run the gauntlet of a vegan protest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Women politicians often run the gauntlet, from contempt to overt harassment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now it's time to lay down the gauntlet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It seemed a gauntlet thrown down to the modern world. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)In a sense the gauntlet has been thrown down. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Brunt picked up the gauntlet thrown down by his captain. The Sun (2006)Yet the player was more than prepared to run the gauntlet. The Sun (2010)The old gauntlet must be run again. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His charge is at his best when the gauntlet strikes his face. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Talk about throwing down the gauntlet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The bank will make the promise today, throwing down the gauntlet to a sector plagued by incompetence and delays. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Let's lay down the gauntlet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Instead the global star will be made to run the gauntlet through hundreds of media, protesters and members of the public outside. The Sun (2014)LVG had to run the gauntlet down the touchline at the final whistle as the atmosphere turned poisonous after a terrible afternoon. The Sun (2016)The FSA should pick up the gauntlet and come up with a solution. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Meanwhile UK truckers continue to run a gauntlet of threats and violence as they attempt to do their jobs. The Sun (2015)The Prime Minister was thus throwing down the gauntlet to his internal critics. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Still, on more serious matters, he was happy to lay down the gauntlet. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It takes all the curiosity I've got to run the gauntlet of this mob. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)
Synonyms of 'gauntlet'
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Used Occasionally. gauntlet is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'gauntlet'
British English: gauntlet NOUN
Gauntlets are long, thick, protective gloves.
...a pair of black leather driving gauntlets.
Definition of gauntlet from the Collins English Dictionary
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