summer kitchen


: a small building or shed that is usually adjacent to a house and is used as a kitchen in warm weather

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Other outdoor amenities include a summer kitchen, a fire pit, a sparkling swimming pool, and multiple sundecks. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 13 Mar. 2023 Outside, there’s a pool, summer kitchen and dock. Hyland said that the property, built in 2005, features organic design elements, such as marble and wood flooring and a stone accent wall with a fireplace. Robyn A. Friedman,, 23 Sep. 2021 Outside are a pool, a waterfall spa, a pool deck with southern exposure and a summer kitchen, all on a 0.24-acre property. Bob Goldsborough, Chicago Tribune, 21 Dec. 2022 The grounds have a dock, a beach area, a lighted tennis court, an infinity-edge pool, a hot tub with a fire pit, and a breezeway with a summer kitchen. Sarah Paynter, WSJ, 6 Jan. 2022 The backyard features a covered patio, outdoor living areas, a summer kitchen with an outdoor Austin stone fireplace overlooking the pool/spa and a bridge to cross Hackberry Creek. Dallas News, 12 Dec. 2020 The patio, meanwhile, features a gas fireplace and that lovely summer kitchen. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 1 Dec. 2022 Outside, there’s a pool and spa; ample deck space for lounging in the sun; a screened, covered terrace with summer kitchen; and a dedicated boat dock. Dustin Wyatt, Orlando Sentinel, 24 Dec. 2022 The private outdoor spaces feature a lovely plunge pool, summer kitchen and gazebo. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 25 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1632, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of summer kitchen was in 1632

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Cite this Entry

“Summer kitchen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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