[kich-uh n-wair]


cooking equipment or utensils.

Origin of kitchenware

First recorded in 1925–30; kitchen + ware1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for kitchenware

Contemporary Examples of kitchenware

  • She Mattersby Susanna Sonnenberg The author collects female friends like kitchenware, but engineers many interpersonal collapses.

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Historical Examples of kitchenware

  • But the women had wanted only a small portion of his kitchenware and spices.

    Trading Jeff and his Dog

    James Arthur Kjelgaard

  • We will keep the clothing, bedding and kitchenware, and the like.

  • The kitchenware was all of silver and gold; but there were no human beings to be seen.

  • On the table stood six cake tins, more pots and pans, salt and pepper shakers, enough of kitchenware to start off two brides.

    Working With the Working Woman

    Cornelia Stratton Parker

  • In the spring Gerretson's offered Fanny the position of buyer and head of the china, glassware, and kitchenware sections.

    Fanny Herself

    Edna Ferber

British Dictionary definitions for kitchenware



pots and pans, knives, forks, spoons, and other utensils used in the kitchen
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