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 second floor has two more bedrooms plus a guest suite with a kitchenette. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, "$950K log home is on 5 acres in Genoa Township gated community," 24 Oct. 2019 The 10th floor lounge has the best views in the building, a pool table, shuffleboard and a kitchenette. Washington Post, "What once was your cubicle can now be your home," 16 Oct. 2019 Studios and bedrooms offer kitchenettes or wet bars. Gerry Frank, oregonlive, "3 great places to stay when you’re visiting Lincoln City: Gerry Frank’s picks," 13 Oct. 2019 Nelson estimates about 80 percent of his projects wind up including a kitchenette and bathroom. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "Why Everyone's Dreaming About Living in the Trees," 24 Sep. 2019 Rooms start at $249; all have kitchens or kitchenettes, soaking tubs and smart TVs. Melanie D.g. Kaplan / Washington Post, Twin Cities, "Coming to St. Paul? Here’s the Washington Post’s suggestions for visitors," 10 Oct. 2019 Rooms start at $249; all have kitchens or kitchenettes, soaking tubs and smart TVs. Washington Post, "St. Paul," 9 Oct. 2019 Its banya is just somewhat grander than most—rather than a simple sauna-like structure, this one also incorporates an entry hall, a kitchenette, and a lofty living room, where Istomin’s clients, a young couple with three children, can entertain. Ian Phillips, ELLE Decor, "This Russian Bathhouse is Overflowing with Eye-Popping Fabrics," 6 Oct. 2019 Renaissance Homes has condos with a separate bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and closet for a stackable washer and dryer. oregonlive, "'Mom, Dad, kids, I’m home’: Builders are making it easier for generations to live together under one roof," 20 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of kitchenette

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of kitchenette was in 1903

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9 Dec 2019

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“Kitchenette.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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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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