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kitchenette

or kitch·en·et

[kich-uh-net]
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noun
  1. a very small, compact kitchen.

Origin of kitchenette

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; kitchen + -ette
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Examples from the Web for kitchenette

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  • He strode into the kitchenette where Cora stood, hatted, at the sink.

    Gigolo

    Edna Ferber

  • He went into the kitchenette and then shrugged himself into his coat.

    The Mightiest Man

    Patrick Fahy

  • Personally, I am more interested in the kitchenette at this moment.

    Jane Allen: Center

    Edith Bancroft

  • Out of the window of my kitchenette I can look into the window of a girl in the next house.

  • I'd be just as happy in two rooms and a kitchenette, so long as Fillmore was there.


British Dictionary definitions for kitchenette

kitchenette

kitchenet

noun
  1. a small kitchen or part of another room equipped for use as a kitchen
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Word Origin and History for kitchenette

n.

1905, American English, a hybrid from kitchen + -ette.

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