a room or place equipped for cooking.
culinary department; cuisine: This restaurant has a fine Italian kitchen.
the staff or equipment of a kitchen.
of, relating to, or designed for use in a kitchen: kitchen window; kitchen curtains.
employed in or assigned to a kitchen: kitchen help.
of or resembling a pidginized language, especially one used for communication between employers and servants or other employees who do not speak the same language.
- kitch·en·less, adjective
- kitch·en·y, adjective
- outkitchen, noun
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How to use kitchen in a sentence
Kriel had all the meals delivered to the Levins’ hotel, carefully wrapped in observance of strict kashrut laws that dictate how the food should be reheated in a non-kosher kitchen.
If you’ve ever accidentally dumped way too much olive oil on your roasted fish, or sprayed your whole kitchen with a sticky store-bought aerosol oil can when trying to make pancakes, you know this to be true.
Consider investing in a kitchen scale so that you can measure by weight rather than volume for accuracy.Making homemade ramen noodles is surprisingly challenging and totally worth it | By Catherine Tillman Whalen/Saveur | September 11, 2020 | Popular-Science
With stripe hues including cappuccino, chili, and cornflower, you’re bound to find a set that matches your kitchen’s design.
Every kitchen needs a stock pot, no matter your cooking skills.
In another, they sit smiling inside their Los Angeles apartment at a messy kitchen table.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings | Melissa Leon | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Hitchcock is very proud of his kitchen; he's comfortable here.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the end of one of our sessions I join them in their kitchen for yet another drink.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Available at Metrokane iSpoon kitchen Stylus, $10 The modern cook has a new best friend: the Internet.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Richard Hendriks in Your Life | Allison McNearney | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The days it takes place are marked on the wall calendar in the kitchen and counted down to with feverish excitement.
But the greatest danger I ever underwent in that kingdom was from a monkey, who belonged to one of the clerks of the kitchen.Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
He went himself to the kitchen, which was a building apart from the cottages and lying to the rear of the house.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Following the boys, Baptiste entered by the kitchen door to encounter the mother and three daughters preparing the meal.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
The voice of duty called her to the kitchen, where her cook patiently awaited her inevitable, and always painful, audience.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for kitchen
a room or part of a building equipped for preparing and cooking food
(as modifier): a kitchen table
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Other Idioms and Phrases with kitchen
see everything but the kitchen sink; if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
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