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. Laurie E. Colwin:

    That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities-that sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one-dimensional.

  2. Kristin Dossett:

    It shook like I have never felt anything shake before, it just didn't stop. It kept going and got louder and louder, and things just fell everywhere — everything off my dressers, off my bookcases, my kitchen cupboard. Just broken glass everywhere.

  3. Hannah Eddon:

    He told me there [were] at least 15 boxes of sides and I started panicking, thinking, ‘I hope he’s paid,’ because I only had [$25] cash on me, i had to get the delivery guy to help me bring it all into the kitchen. There was so much of it, I was so embarrassed.

  4. Douglas Emhoff:

    She spends days thinking about the menu, grinding her own pepper, driving all over town just to find that one ingredient that we need, i've gotten pretty handy in the kitchen as her sous-chef.

  5. Cayla Tikaram:

    Kitchen and living room now mainly wall-less and no roof. i was so scared, I was crying and my hands were shaking.

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