KP

noun
\ ˌkā-ˈpē How to pronounce KP (audio) \

Definition of KP

1 : an enlisted man detailed to assist the cooks in a military mess
2 : the work of KPs

First Known Use of KP

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for KP

kitchen police

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“KP.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/KP. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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