Definition of teakettle
: a covered kettle with a handle and spout for boiling water
Recent Examples of teakettle from the Web
THE DRAYMOND GREEN SUCCESSFUL TEA KETTLE TOP FLOAT: The Warriors’ most emotional player managed to keep himself mostly under control — and didn’t let the teakettle of his passion boil over — through the postseason run.
Even among those who live in its shadow, few understand nuclear power, and how it is harnessed to make the heat that makes the steam that turns the turbines that make electricity; the greatest force known to man used to heat his teakettle.
The stage was bordered by mugs, a teakettle and even a low wooden table.
The inventory ranges from teakettles to brass beds, all stored on shelves and available for two-day free shipping.
My red teakettle looks gigantic balanced on top of the flimsy burner.
Thompson sounded like a teakettle, and the water was still boiling.
Red teakettle and orange cutting board on island—both from Crate & Barrel.
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First Known Use of teakettle
TEAKETTLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of teakettle for English Language Learners
: a covered container that is used for boiling water and that has a handle and a spout
TEAKETTLE Defined for Kids
Definition of teakettle for Students
: a covered pot that is used for boiling water and has a handle and spout
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