Kid Glove Meaning

(often in plural) A metaphorical representation of careful handling.

Example: Used other than as an idiom: see kid,‎ glove.
2005, Jeffrey John Kripal, Glenn W. Shuck, On the Edge of the Future: Esalen and the Evolution of American Culture, page 154:
  His friend Penny Vieregge provided a glimpse into his actual experience when she described the "incredible fragility" in Dick at the time, "like fine, fine, porcelain. . . . I wanted to put on kid gloves and be there in case the shattering came."
2008, Barbie Jones, The Power to Choose - A Victim No More, page 44:
  This time around the enemy took off the kid gloves. He saw that his previous plans to destroy me had failed. Instead of sending boys to do a man's job, he sent a man that he knew would win me over.
2009, In The Loop, BBC Films:
  Malcolm: Be gentle with them.
Jamie: Oh, you know me Malc. Kid gloves, but made from real kids.
  He's usually very sensitive about this sort of thing; make sure you put on your kid gloves before you see him.‎