Using or putting on the "velvet glove" suggests the use of gentle but effective persuasion. The glove is the depiction of the proverbial hand that indicates manipulation or active influence to a desired outcome; it being made of velvet encourages the perception of subtlety and deftness of such influence.

The full definition is opposed to the threatening coercion connotated by the opposite but more well known term "iron fist".
Hitler ran the Nazi machine with an iron fist, whereas leaders of today, in the interest of the press, handle almost all public matters with the velvet glove.
by gregsan January 06, 2009
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when the penis is covered in semen from a previous encounter when extracted from an anus.
that bitch gave me the "velvet glove"

.....Me too !
by sanchez jr. July 05, 2003
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n. Masturbating with a well lubed hand of a passed out girl.
Ever since Petey donned the velvet glove for the first time, his life has never been the same.
by Helgate July 12, 2004
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When a guy has his penis in a womans ass, sticks his hand up her vagina, and masturbates himself through the membrane between the two cavities.

Opposite to Rubber Glove.
I was fucking her and gave myself the Velvet glove.
by moobags February 04, 2010
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colloq. used for obvious misinterpretations or mishearings of lyrics in songs.

orig: Related to the song "Time Warp".
"...And a <b>velvet glove</b>, will really drive you insane..." - Time Warp (*pelvic thrust*)

"Come On <b>Irene</b>" - Come on *Eileen*: Dexy's Midnight Runners.

"Reach out and touch <b>face</b> - Personal Jesus: Depeche Mode (*faith*)
by Elbe January 19, 2009
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