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Kitchen appears in the following tongue twister:

  • I saw a kitten eating chicken in the kitchen.

Usage statistics for the noun kitchen:

conversational speech78.98%task-oriented speech21.02%
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The word kitchen is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun kitchen

What does kitchen mean as a name of something?

Kitchen is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: kitchens

  1. a room equipped for preparing meals
    • examples: When she returned home from school, she began to help her mother in the kitchen. | There is a kitchen garden behind my house. | The fire started in the kitchen. | Lucy should be in the kitchen now. | Mary burst into the kitchen. | Mary often hums a tune as she works in the kitchen. | Mary went down to the kitchen. | Everybody washed in the kitchen. | Look! There's a cat in the kitchen. | Paula has to help her father in the kitchen.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: room = an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • more specific terms:
    • part of: abode / domicile / dwelling / dwelling house / habitation / home = housing that someone is living in

Alternative definition of the noun kitchen

noun

  1. A room or area for preparing food.
  2. An admixture of languages spoken to convey meaning between non-native speakers.
  3. [African American Vernacular English] The nape of a person's hairline, often referring to its uncombed or "nappy" look.
  4. See cuisine.
  5. [music] The percussion section of an orchestra.

Place

Kitchen a.k.a. Kitchen, West Virginia: Kitchen is an unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia. Their post office has been closed.

Group

Kitchen is a musical group.

  • album: "Bones & Criminals"

Music

  1. "Kitchen" is a musical album of Sun Electric.
    • released on (21 years ago)
  2. "Kitchen" is a musical album of Milky Lasers.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  3. "Kitchen" is a musical EP of Angger Dimas.
    • released on
  4. "Kitchen" is a musical album of Digiki.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  5. "Kitchen" is a musical album of Pawn.
    • released on (5 years ago)

Writings

"Kitchen" (キッチン)is a novel written by Japanese author Banana Yoshimoto (吉本ばなな)in 1988 and translated into English in 1993 by Megan Backus.

  • also known as "Kitchen (Andanzas)", "Kitchen (Fabula)", "Kitchen (A Black cat book)"
  • language: Japanese Language
  • genre: Fiction
  • subjects: Japan, Literary, Education
  • released in (27 years ago)

Films

  1. "Kitchen" is a 1996 romance film written by Ho Yim and Banana Yoshimoto and directed by Yim Ho.
    • also known as Wo ai chu fang, Küche, Wo ai chufang, 我愛廚房
    • countries: Hong Kong, Japan
    • languages: Yue Chinese, Hong Kong Cantonese, Cantonese
    • producer: Raymond Chow
    • starring: Jordan Chan
    • genres: Romance Film, Drama
    • released on (18 years ago)
    • award:
  2. "Kitchen" a.k.a. "The Naked Kitchen" is a 2009 South Korean film written and directed by Hong Ji-young. Starring Shin Min-ah, Joo Ji-hoon, and Kim Tae-woo, the film is a romantic comedy-drama about a very curious ménage à trois.
  3. "Kitchen" is a 1965 independent film written by Ronald Tavel, directed by Andy Warhol and Ronald Tavel.
  4. "Kitchen" is a 2007 drama and thriller film written by Simon Ashdown and directed by Kieron J. Walsh.
    • starring: Eddie Izzard as Nick Malone
    • released on (7 years ago)
  5. "Kitchen" is a 2005 short film written and directed by Alice Winocour.
  6. "Kitchen" is a 1989 drama romance film, written by Yoshimitsu Morita and Banana Yoshimoto and directed by Yoshimitsu Morita.
    • country: Japan
    • language: Japanese Language
    • starring: Ayako Kawahara
    • genres: Romance Film, Drama
    • released on (25 years ago)
    • award:
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role nomination for Isao Hashizume
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction nomination for Mitsuo Watanabe
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography nomination for Seizō Sengen
      • Japan Academy Award for Newcomer of the Year, received by Ayako Kawahara

Artwork

"Kitchen" is an artwork by Thomas Demand.

Drink

Kitchen is a brewery / brand of beer.

Miscellanea

  1. Kitchen: A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation. In the West, a modern residential kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink with hot and cold running water, a refrigerator and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design. Many households have a microwave oven, a dishwasher and other electric appliances. The main function of a kitchen is cooking or preparing food but it may also be used for dining, food storage, entertaining, dishwashing, laundry.
    • also known as Mutfak (oda), Keuken (ruimte), 廚房
  2. Kitchen is a print ad.
  3. Kitchen is a TV program, begun in (8 years ago).

Phrases with Kitchen

Phrases starting with the word Kitchen:

  1. kitchen help
  2. Kitchen Hood
  3. Kitchen Sage
  4. kitchen sink
  5. kitchen match
  6. Kitchen Paper
  7. kitchen range
  8. kitchen stove
  9. kitchen table
  10. Kitchen Timer
  11. Kitchen Towel
  12. Kitchen-Sinky
  13. kitchen garden
  14. kitchen island
  15. kitchen midden
  16. kitchen police
  17. kitchen cabinet

Phrases ending with the word Kitchen:

  1. Back Kitchen
  2. soup kitchen
  3. hell's kitchen

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kitchen

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Google previewKiss Your Life! 365 Reasons to Love Who You Are (2011)

by Ph. D. Ann Mody Lewis

our kitchen is a holy place. Don't make it...

Your kitchen is the laboratory of your love, the hub of your family and those who cherish you.

Google previewAmelia's Kitchen (2010)

Mangiare a Casa by Amelia Bonacorso

Amelia's Kitchen is a celebration of cooking at home where delicious, comforting and distinctive Italian recipes mingle with cuisines of various cultures.

Google previewThe Collected Plays of George Bernard Shaw (Illustrated) (2015)

Including Renowned Titles like Pygmalion, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Candida, Arms and The Man, Man and Superman, The Inca Of Perusalem, Macbeth Skit, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles And The Lion by George Bernard Shaw

The kitchen is the Bishop's favorite room. This is not at all...

Across the middle of the kitchen is a big timber table surrounded by eleven stout rushbottomed chairs: four on the far side, three on the near side, and two at each end. There is a big ...

Google previewThe Collected Works of George Bernard Shaw: Plays, Novels, Articles, Lectures, Letters and Essays (2015)

Pygmalion, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Candida, Arms and The Man, Man and Superman, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles And The Lion, The New York Times Articles on War, Memories of Oscar Wilde and more by George Bernard Shaw

The kitchen is the Bishop's favorite room. This is not at all...

Across the middle of the kitchen is a big timber table surrounded by eleven stout rushbottomed chairs: four on the far side, three on the near side, and two at each end. There is a big ...

Google previewGetting Married (101-)

by Bernard Shaw

The kitchen is the Bishop's favorite room. This is not at all...

Across the middle of the kitchen is a big timber table surrounded by eleven stout rushbottomed chairs: four on the far side, three on the near side, and two at each end. There is a big ...

Google previewThe doctor's dilemma (1911)

Getting married : and The showing-up of Blanco Posnet by Bernard Shaw

The kitchen is the Bishop's favorite room. This is not at all...

Across the middle of the kitchen is a big timber table surrounded by eleven stout rush-bottomed chairs: four on the far side, three on the near side, and two at each end. There is a big ...

Google previewMantel, Tile and Grate Monthly (1907)

It is a fact well known, but sometimes overlooked in the catering business, that a dead and sanitary kitchen is an important...

Google previewGeorge Bernard Shaw: The Collected Plays (Illustrated) (2015)

60 plays including Caesar and Cleopatra, Pygmalion, Saint Joan, The Apple Cart, Cymbeline, Androcles And The Lion, The Man Of Destiny, The Inca Of Perusalem and Macbeth Skit by George Bernard Shaw

The kitchen is the Bishop's favorite room. This is not at all...

Across the middle of the kitchen is a big timber table surrounded by eleven stout rushbottomed chairs: four on the far side, three on the near side, and two at each end. There is a big ...

Google previewThe Collected Works of George Bernard Shaw: Plays, Novels, Articles, Letters and Essays (2015)

Pygmalion, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Candida, Arms and The Man, Man and Superman, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles And The Lion, The New York Times Articles on War, Memories of Oscar Wilde and more by George Bernard Shaw

The kitchen is the Bishop's favorite room. This is not at all...

Across the middle of the kitchen is a big timber table surrounded by eleven stout rushbottomed chairs: four on the far side, three on the near side, and two at each end. There is a big ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kitchen History (2004)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

During the Renaissance, kitchen design advanced in centrality to home life. Bartolomeo Scappi, head cook to Pope Pius V and author of the encyclopedic Opera dell'Arte dell Cucinare (Compendium on the Art of Cookery, 1570), wrote that the ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Food & Kitchen - Food & Kitchen (2009)

kitchen knife Kitchen knives are used to prepare (cut, slice, bone, trim) food. point Front tip of the blade. bolster Protruding part that prevents the blade from touching the ...

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington

Recommended fob tbial — Dessert, kitchen and market: Suda Hardy. District No. 5 Recommended — Kitchen and market: Large Montmorency; Morello, English ( Wragg) ; Richmond, Early. Dessert and market: Eagle, Black; Elton; Rockport; ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

kissyeface kit kitchen kitchen everything but the kitchen sink everything imaginable. informal, humorous 6 This expression was identified by Eric Partridge in ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Agriculture ... Including ... Supplements Bringing Down the Work to the Year 1844 (1835)

by John Claudius Loudon

kitchen (1:) ; stair (d) ; dairy (e) ; pantry (f ) ; cellar (g) ; and cheese-room (h). The three latter are attached ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1768)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Gardens, and Nursery, as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture, Including the Management of Vineyards, with the Methods of Making and Preserving Wine, According to the Present Practice of the Most Skilful Vignerons in the Several Wine Countries in Europe : Together with Directions for Propagating and Improving, from Real Practice and Experience, All Sorts of Timber Trees

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Gardens, and Nursery, as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture, Including the Management of Vineyards, with the Methods of ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... Abriged from the 4. Ed (1818)

by John Jamieson

KITCHEN, KITCHING, s. 1. Solids, as opposed to liquids. Balfour. 2. Any thing eaten with bread, S. Statist. Acc. 3. An allowance instead of milk, butter, small beer, S. Statist. Acc. Isl. kiot, Su. G. koett, flesh ; or Dan. kiokken, dressed food.

Google previewDictionary of the Dano-Norwegian and English languages (1897)

by Anton Larsen

Soften n -er kitchen; & galley; (SKabent Sil. enntg) cookery; folbt - cold victuals, -affalb ichen refuse el. stuff, -nrbcjbr kitchen work, orb dresser, -bepartemrnt kitchen el. culinary □ partment.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Everyday Inventions (2003)

by David John Cole, Eve Browning, Fred E. H. Schroeder

Kitchen Appliances: Heat Generating Using electric current to generate heat for cooking was one of the earliest ideas after electricity became available to homeowners. The advantage of a flameless, smokeless, odorless heat source coincided ...

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Usage statistics about kitchen

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun kitchen:

conversational speech78.98%task-oriented speech21.02% imaginative writing84.87%informational writing15.13%

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Quotes about Kitchen

I got very cross with the term, kitchen sink. It just meant that you invaded different kinds of houses, where it was very difficult to avoid kitchen sink. (Timothy West)
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Scrabble value of K5I1T1C3H4E1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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