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
Whole Foods and kitchens across the country should probably start carving out a (very chilled) section for him now.
All these talented chefs are graduating from these old-guard kitchens and branching out and the market is saturated.
In addition to being alchemists in the test kitchens, producers must also be stewards of the land.
American field kitchens arrived with everything to cater to the raw hunger of battle, including ice cream machines.
Communal kitchens boil up water for noodles and everyone pitches in.Typhoon Haiyan: The Philippine Village that Lost Its Men | The Telegraph | November 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the judicious establishment of free soup kitchens in the streets alleviated the necessities of the mob.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
And there was a wall round about compassing the four little courts, and there were kitchens built under the rows round about.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
She doesn't hold with Lords poking their noses into people's kitchens, anyway.
They had a merry night cooking (p. 150) bacon and eggs, frying pork, making hot cakes in the kitchens.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
Two kitchens make it possible for two families to occupy the house at the same time.The Leaven in a Great City | Lillian William Betts
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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