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or kitchenet

[kich-uh-net] /ˌkɪtʃ əˈnɛt/
a very small, compact kitchen.
Origin of kitchenette
An Americanism dating back to 1905-10; kitchen + -ette Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A sort of shed, used by some former tenant as a kitchenette, was shut off by a low door.

    The Dual Alliance Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • He strode into the kitchenette where Cora stood, hatted, at the sink.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • But Vee has skipped off to the kitchenette without waitin' to hear the rest.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford
  • He went into the kitchenette and then shrugged himself into his coat.

    The Mightiest Man Patrick Fahy
  • He exclaimed over the conveniences and went into raptures over the kitchenette and washroom.

    Boy Scouts in Southern Waters G. Harvey Ralphson
  • Personally, I am more interested in the kitchenette at this moment.

    Jane Allen: Center Edith Bancroft
  • She carried it out into the kitchenette and leaned it in a corner of the sink.

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst
  • Out of the window of my kitchenette I can look into the window of a girl in the next house.

  • For five dollars a week she had thus secured a little home in which was combined a sitting-room, bed-room, bath and kitchenette.

    The Foolish Virgin Thomas Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for kitchenette


a small kitchen or part of another room equipped for use as a kitchen
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for kitchenette

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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