Definitions for kittyˈkɪt i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kit•tyˈkɪt i(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. a kitten.

  2. a pet name for a cat.

Origin of kitty:

1710–20; kitt (en ) + -y2

kit•tyˈkɪt i(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. a pool or reserve of money, often collected from a number of people or sources and designated for a particular purpose.

  2. a pool into which players in a card game put some of their winnings, as to pay for refreshments. (in poker) the pot.

    Category: Games

    Ref: widow (def. 2). 2

Origin of kitty:

1815–25; kit1+ -y2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pool, kitty(noun)

    the combined stakes of the betters

  2. pot, jackpot, kitty(noun)

    the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)

  3. kitten, kitty(noun)

    young domestic cat

  4. kitty, kitty-cat, puss, pussy, pussycat(noun)

    informal terms referring to a domestic cat


  1. kitty(Noun)

    A kitten or young cat.

  2. kitty(Noun)

    A pet name for a cat.

  3. kitty(Noun)

    A money pool, as for a card game, or for shared expenses.

  4. kitty(Noun)

    In a home game, a small, specified amount taken from each pot to pay the host's expenses.

  5. kitty(Noun)

    A less vulgar slang term for female genitals.

  6. Kitty(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of Katherine and related female given names.

  7. Origin: A diminutive of kitten by adding -y.


  1. Kitty

    Jennifer Dunn, commonly known as Kitty, is the drummer in the American synthpunk band Mindless Self Indulgence.

Translations for kitty

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(a container holding) a sum of money kept for a particular purpose, to which members of a group jointly contribute

The three friends shared a flat and kept a kitty for buying food.

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