What does kitchen mean?

Definitions for kitchen
ˈkɪtʃ ənkitchen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kitchen(noun)

    a room equipped for preparing meals

GCIDE

  1. Kitchen(n.)

    The staff that works in a kitchen.

    Etymology: [OE. kichen, kichene, kuchene, AS. cycene, L. coquina, equiv. to culina a kitchen, fr. coquinus pertaining to cooking, fr. coquere to cook. See Cook to prepare food, and cf. Cuisine.]

Wiktionary

  1. kitchen(Noun)

    A room or area for preparing food.

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

  2. kitchen(Noun)

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

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

  3. kitchen(Noun)

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

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

  4. kitchen(Noun)

    cuisine

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

  5. kitchen(Noun)

    The percussion section of an orchestra.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [OE. kichen, kichene, kuchene, AS. cycene, L. coquina, equiv. to culina a kitchen, fr. coquinus pertaining to cooking, fr. coquere to cook. See Cook to prepare food, and cf. Cuisine.]

  2. Kitchen(noun)

    a utensil for roasting meat; as, a tin kitchen

    Etymology: [OE. kichen, kichene, kuchene, AS. cycene, L. coquina, equiv. to culina a kitchen, fr. coquinus pertaining to cooking, fr. coquere to cook. See Cook to prepare food, and cf. Cuisine.]

  3. Kitchen(verb)

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

    Etymology: [OE. kichen, kichene, kuchene, AS. cycene, L. coquina, equiv. to culina a kitchen, fr. coquinus pertaining to cooking, fr. coquere to cook. See Cook to prepare food, and cf. Cuisine.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kitchen

    kich′en, n. a room where food is cooked: a utensil with a stove for dressing food, &c.: anything eaten as a relish with bread, potatoes, &c.—v.t. (Shak.) to regale in the cook-room: to serve as relish to food, to make palatable, to use sparingly, as one would a relish—to make it last.—ns. Kitch′endom, the domain of the kitchen; Kitch′ener, a person employed in the kitchen: a cooking-stove; Kitch′en-fee, the fat which falls from meat in roasting; Kitch′en-gar′den, a garden where vegetables are cultivated for the kitchen; Kitch′en-knave, a scullion; Kitch′en-maid, a maid or servant whose work is in the kitchen; Kitch′en-mid′den (Dan. kjökkenmödding), a prehistoric rubbish-heap in Denmark, the north of Scotland, &c.; Kitch′en-phys′ic, substantial fare (Milt.); Kitch′en-range, a kitchen grate with oven, boiler, &c. attached, for cooking; Kitch′en-stuff, material used in kitchens: kitchen refuse, esp. fat from pots, &c.; Kitch′en-wench, a kitchen-maid. [A.S. cicen; Ger. küche, Fr. cuisine, all from L. coquinacoquĕre, to cook.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. kitchen

    The building or room used by soldiers for cooking purposes.

Editors Contribution

  1. kitchen

    A type of defined space and room.

    The kitchen is the heart of the home and we are always delighted to unite and be there as a family

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

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

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How to say kitchen in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kitchen in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kitchen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of kitchen in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive John Lowe:

    We will not reopen the kitchen until we can ensure the safety of our customers.

  2. Erma Bombeck:

    A child develops individuality long before he develops taste. I have seen my kid straggle into the kitchen in the morning with outfits that need only one accessory an empty gin bottle.

  3. Gavin Friend:

    Draghi has come out and kitchen-sinked the whole thing, everything is now on the table.

  4. Alyssa Milano:

    I feel like it falls into the thing I did with the clothing line, to which there is a market I think for wanting beautiful things, and it does n’t matter what that thing is and if you want it to represent who you are in your expression and your style, and paper towels, why would n’t anyone want something beautiful on their kitchen counter ? I think it’s a beautiful way to have something super super functional but also adds a style.

  5. Reecie Colbert:

    I still can't believe it. She told me she shares this victory with me. And thanked me for being ride-or-die with her from the very beginning. I was so excited, dancing around my kitchen.

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