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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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 This one boasts an enclosed lounge with a fireplace, bar and kitchenette, surrounded by outdoor chaises, grills and cabanas with TVs. Jane Margolies, New York Times, "Big Units and Big Prices in New Upper West Side Rental," 1 June 2018 A pool house includes a wood-burning fireplace and should not be mistaken for the separate guest house with its own living space, kitchenette, bedroom and bath. Shannon Rooney,, "Three suburban Philly pools fit for an epic staycation," 5 June 2018 As opinions mounted, the binders stacked up in the kitchenette in Kavanaugh’s chambers. Brian Bennett, Time, "How Brett Kavanaugh Could Change the Supreme Court—and America," 12 July 2018 The guesthouse adds two additional bedrooms plus a kitchenette. Neal J. Leitereg,, "'West Wing' star Rob Lowe seeks $47 million for empty nest in Montecito," 30 June 2018 Photo: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images There is also a two-bedroom guesthouse with its own kitchenette, as well as an 800-square-foot pool house with a kitchen and bedroom. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Rob Lowe Asks $47 Million for California Estate," 22 June 2018 Handsomely renovated in 2017, all offer decks to enjoy the verdant views; some include kitchenettes and fireplaces. Jeanne Cooper, San Francisco Chronicle, "Top 10 California parks: Spend the night, but ditch the tent," 9 May 2018

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First Known Use of kitchenette

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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