noun kit·ten \ˈki-tən\

: a young cat

Full Definition of KITTEN

:  a young cat; also :  an immature or young individual of various other small mammals

Origin of KITTEN

Middle English kitoun, from Anglo-French *kiton, chiton, diminutive of cat, chat cat, from Late Latin cattus
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with KITTEN


kit·tenedkit·ten·ing \ˈkit-niŋ, ˈki-tən-iŋ\

Definition of KITTEN

intransitive verb
:  to give birth to kittens

First Known Use of KITTEN

15th century
KITTENED Defined for Kids


noun kit·ten \ˈki-tən\

Definition of KITTEN for Kids

:  a young cat
kit·ten·ish \ˈki-tən-ish\ adjective


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