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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. 2018.
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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.

    The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse
  • I went into the kitchenette to get that instead of to the bathroom.

  • Then we did chairs, desks, kitchenette sets, placemats—you name it.


    Cory Doctorow
  • He discovered her in the kitchenette, and delivered the message.

    Cinderella Jane

    Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • She carried it out into the kitchenette and leaned it in a corner of the sink.

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst
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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