kitch·​en·​ette | \ ˌki-chə-ˈnet How to pronounce kitchenette (audio) \

Definition of kitchenette

: 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 main space, Mr. Finnell said, is like a large custom cabinet clad in white oak that separates the living area from the bedroom area with a galley kitchenette and enclosed full bath. Christina Poletto, WSJ, "In Austin, a Backyard Shed Makes Way for a Contemporary Casita," 14 Oct. 2020 The upstairs quarters include a kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom. Dallas News, "Nearly fall: time to enjoy outdoors," 13 Sep. 2020 Within a week, Ron — a welder by trade — had drawn up plans for their treehouse, which includes a kitchenette and full bathroom. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bayfield treehouse is a cozy, unique getaway near the Apostle Islands," 13 Aug. 2020 Nelson's team has regularly designed treehouses with fully functional bathrooms, multiple bedrooms, kitchenettes (many with four-burner cooktops, microwaves, and full-size fridges), even modern amenities, like central air conditioning and heating. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "Why Everyone's Dreaming About Living in the Trees," 24 Sep. 2019 Homesite plans cleverly accommodate multigenerational households or dual-living scenarios by including a separate entrance, living room, bedroom and kitchenette. Cameron Sullivan, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Wine Country travelers’ home tours," 12 July 2019 The Texas native then opens the wood door and reveals a rustic log home complete with beds, a kitchenette, large table, fireplace and more. Hannah Chubb,, "Kelly Clarkson Shows Off Her ‘Cozy’ One-Room Montana Cabin Where Her Family Is Social Distancing," 6 Apr. 2020 One of the bedrooms acts as a guest quarters with its own private entrance, living area, dining area, kitchenette and balcony. Dallas News, "Peek inside this Preston Hollow home with a French chateau feel and a two-level library," 28 Mar. 2020 Hot plates are useful in all sorts of spaces, including a kitchenette, dorm, den, RV, and guest house. Popular Science, "The best hot plates for cooking without a kitchen," 11 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of kitchenette

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of kitchenette was in 1870

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20 Jan 2021

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“Kitchenette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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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 How to pronounce kitchenette (audio) \

Kids Definition of kitchenette

: a small kitchen

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