idiot mittens

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idiot mittens

Mittens or gloves that are attached to one's sleeves by a length of yarn or string so as to prevent their being lost. I always hated the idiot mittens my mom made me wear when I was a kid. They made me feel like such a dope!
See also: idiot, mitten
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All I needed was a pair of idiot mittens and I could have scared anybody.
He wears idiot mittens. Pull one and the string on the other will make him hit himself in the face.
But these men are really making a spectacle of themselves, because their glasses are simply an elderly version of Idiot Mittens.
I've always wanted idiot mittens. I just didn't know you could get them for a 42-year-old."
What do you mean, you don't know what idiot mittens are?
"Hey, Jimmy's wearing idiot mittens. Pull his left hand and watch him hit himself in the face with his right."