kitch·​en·​ette ˌki-chə-ˈnet How to pronounce kitchenette (audio)
: a small kitchen or an alcove containing cooking facilities

Examples of kitchenette in a Sentence

a hotel room with a kitchenette
Recent Examples on the Web The dining room quadruples as the kitchenette, sitting room and parlor. Rhoda Feng, Washington Post, 2 Apr. 2024 Also on the second floor lies a separate but in-house apartment complete with a living room, fireplace, kitchenette, full bath, and separate entrance with a balcony just outside. James McClain, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2024 Simple, sophisticated decor and an induction stove top in the kitchenette. Jane Wooldridge, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 As previously mentioned, the premises also contain a one-bedroom, one-bath guesthouse with its own kitchen and living area, and an office/studio with a kitchenette and full bath. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 22 Mar. 2024 Inside, they’re outfitted with king-sized beds with cozy linens, a sitting area, and a kitchenette with a fridge, freezer, microwave, and coffeemaker. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 22 Mar. 2024 Beyond that, a multipurpose room with a kitchenette, plus a covered patio with benches overlooking the trailhead, could also serve celebratory family functions, with volunteers foreseeing interest for weddings, baby showers and other events ideal for a picturesque setting. Jim Riccioli, Journal Sentinel, 12 Mar. 2024 Measuring approximately 300 square feet, the ADU has enough space for a bed, sofa, kitchenette and desk for working from home. Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times, 12 Mar. 2024 People can now live in one motel purchased in 2021 using Section 8 housing vouchers because the city paid to put kitchenettes in every room. Claire Thornton, USA TODAY, 19 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kitchenette was in 1870

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“Kitchenette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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kitch·​en·​ette ˌkich-ə-ˈnet How to pronounce kitchenette (audio)
: a small kitchen
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