Dictionary.com

KP

Save This Word!

Chess.
king's pawn.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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

Other definitions for KP (2 of 2)

K.P.

abbreviation
Military. kitchen police.
Knight of the Order of St. Patrick.
Knights of Pythias.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use KP in a sentence

  • In like manner the height KP of the conical head may be marked off on all rivets of the same diameter with conical heads.

  • I think we spent over a hundred hours in the galley doing KP because Addy kept getting us fouled up.

    Stand by for Mars!|Carey Rockwell
  • I did KP duty and cleaned barracks until the next group arrived.

  • The kping or kpik is a kind of mantle covered with wool (Erskine); the root of the word is kp, dry.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

British Dictionary definitions for KP (1 of 2)

kp

the internet domain name for
Democratic Republic of Korea

British Dictionary definitions for KP (2 of 2)

KP

abbreviation for
Knight (of the Order) of St Patrick
US military kitchen police
symbol for
chess king's pawn
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