[ kich–uh n ]
/ ˈkɪtʃ ən /
a room or place equipped for cooking.
culinary department; cuisine: This restaurant has a fine Italian kitchen.
the staff or equipment of a kitchen.
of, relating to, or designed for use in a kitchen: kitchen window; kitchen curtains.
employed in or assigned to a kitchen: kitchen help.
of or resembling a pidginized language, especially one used for communication between employers and servants or other employees who do not speak the same language.
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Origin of kitchen
OTHER WORDS FROM kitchen
kitch·en·less, adjectivekitch·en·y, adjectiveout·kitch·en, noun
Words nearby kitchen
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British Dictionary definitions for kitchen
- a room or part of a building equipped for preparing and cooking food
- (as modifier)a kitchen table
Word Origin for kitchen
Old English cycene, ultimately from Late Latin coquīna, from Latin coquere to cook; see kiln
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Idioms and Phrases with kitchen
see everything but the kitchen sink; if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
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