Definitions for kitchenˈkɪtʃ ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kitch•enˈkɪtʃ ən(n.)

  1. a room or place equipped for cooking or preparing food.

  2. culinary department.

  3. the staff or equipment of a kitchen.

  4. (adj.)of or resembling a pidgin language, esp. as used for communication between employers and employees who do not speak the same language.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Origin of kitchen:

bef. 1000; ME kichene, OE cycene蠐 L coquīna, der. of coqu(ere) to cook cf. cuisine

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kitchen(noun)

    a room equipped for preparing meals

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. kitchen(noun)ˈkɪtʃ ən

    a room where food is prepared

    a luxury kitchen; kitchen appliances/accessories


  1. kitchen(Noun)

    A room or area for preparing food.

  2. kitchen(Noun)

    An admixture of languages spoken to convey meaning between non-native speakers.

  3. kitchen(Noun)

    The nape of a person's hairline, often referring to its uncombed or "nappy" look.

  4. kitchen(Noun)


  5. kitchen(Noun)

    The percussion section of an orchestra.

  6. Origin: From kitchen, kichene, kuchen, from cycen, cycene, from kukinōn, probably a borrowing of cucina, from coquo, from pekʷ-. More at cook.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kitchen(noun)

    a cookroom; the room of a house appropriated to cookery

  2. Kitchen(noun)

    a utensil for roasting meat; as, a tin kitchen

  3. Kitchen(verb)

    to furnish food to; to entertain with the fare of the kitchen


  1. Kitchen

    A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation. In the West, a modern residential kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink with hot and cold running water, a refrigerator and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design. Many households have a microwave oven, a dishwasher and other electric appliances. The main function of a kitchen is cooking or preparing food but it may also be used for dining, food storage, entertaining, dishwashing and laundry.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'kitchen' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1317

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'kitchen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1015

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'kitchen' in Nouns Frequency: #530

Anagrams of kitchen

  1. thicken

Translations for kitchen

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a room where food is cooked

A smell of burning was coming from the kitchen; (also adjective) a kitchen table.

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