- A type of work glove with a textured surface for better grip.
- 1972, American Association of Feline Practitioners, Proceedings, page 9:
- When I was in the service we had caretakers there who had monkey gloves and they used monkey gloves for the cats.
- 1998, Dana Stabenow, Killing Grounds, →ISBN, page 22:
- His movements were nimble, his feet stepped light as a cat's, his hands were deft and sure in the bulky monkey gloves, as they had been at the controls of the drifter.
- 2006, Amy Sutherland, Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched, →ISBN:
- The student from Georgia who took care of fawns climbs atop a batting cage, pulls on leather monkey gloves, sits cross-legged, and waits.
- A glove that is part of a monkey costume.