or kitch·en·et



a very small, compact kitchen.

Origin of kitchenette

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; kitchen + -ette Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for kitchenette

gallery, cuisine, mess, canteen, kitchenette, galley, cookhouse, scullery, cookery

Examples from the Web for kitchenette

Contemporary Examples of kitchenette

Historical Examples of kitchenette

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


    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




a small kitchen or part of another room equipped for use as a kitchen
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

Word Origin and History for kitchenette

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper