noun (1)
kit·​ty | \ˈki-tē \
plural kitties

Definition of kitty 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: cat sense 1a especially : kitten


noun (2)
plural kitties

Definition of kitty (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a fund in a poker game made up of contributions from each pot

2 : a sum of money or collection of goods often made up of small contributions : pool

First Known Use of kitty

Noun (1)

1719, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

circa 1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for kitty

Noun (2)

kit entry 1

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The first known use of kitty was in 1719

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kit·​ty | \ˈki-tē \
plural kitties

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