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

Wiktionary

  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.

Freebase

  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

kitty(noun)

(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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