Dictionary.com

credenza

[ kri-den-zuh ]
/ krɪˈdɛn zə /
Save This Word!

noun
Also credence. a sideboard or buffet, especially one without legs.
a closed cabinet for papers, office supplies, etc., often of desk height and matching the other furniture in an executive's office.
Ecclesiastical. credence (def. 3).
QUIZ
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of credenza

1875–80; <Italian <Medieval Latin crēdentia (in ecclesiastical usage) a sideboard for holding sacramental vessels; see credence
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use credenza in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for credenza

credenza
/ (krɪˈdɛnzə) /

noun
another name for credence table

Word Origin for credenza

Italian: see credence
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK