kitch·​en·​ette | \ˌki-chə-ˈnet \

Definition of kitchenette 

: a small kitchen or an alcove containing cooking facilities

Examples of kitchenette in a Sentence

a hotel room with a kitchenette

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The apartments have kitchenettes, a living room, bathroom, bedroom, washer and dryer and sometimes their own patio. Tony Bizjak, The Seattle Times, "10 hot home innovations — from dog showers to doorbell cams," 26 Oct. 2018 Every lot includes a villa, a 1,200- to 1,800-square-foot structure with a great room, kitchenette and bathroom. Beth Decarbo, WSJ, "Touring America in an RV That’s Basically a Five-Star Hotel," 11 Oct. 2018 Or load up on groceries and self-cater in one of the units that come with a private kitchenette. Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "Beautiful Places to See New England Fall Foliage This Year," 5 Oct. 2018 To the left was the sitting area, as well as the kitchenette, the Swiss marble bedecked bathroom and a tiny powder room with pink striped wallpaper, a light pink toilet and matching pink sink. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "I Spent the Night Inside Copenhagen’s Chicest Design Store," 17 Aug. 2018 Around the grounds, there’s a one-bedroom guesthouse that’s fully equipped with a kitchenette, while an extra studio sits next to the garage. Alex Bazeley, Curbed, "Charming pueblo-style home with modern amenities asks just over $1M," 15 Aug. 2018 Following Saddam's fall in 2003, the basement was gutted by the US government, and in 2014, it was converted into a kitchenette during a full renovation of the mission. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Saddam Hussein Reportedly Kept a Torture Chamber on the Upper East Side," 13 Oct. 2016 Nine rooms in eight cottages, some with kitchenettes, fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Christopher Reynolds,, "Sitting in the palm of nature: The unique energy — and performances — of Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre," 12 July 2018 In 2011, Lennar Homes started selling its first NexGen homes, with private suites that include a separate entrance, a bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette. Martina Schimitschek,, "Back under the same roof," 4 June 2018

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1903, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of kitchenette

: a small kitchen or a part of a room where food is cooked


kitch·​en·​ette | \ˌki-chə-ˈnet \

Kids Definition of kitchenette

: a small kitchen

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