Adjective "kitchen" definition and examples

(Kitchen may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈkɪtʃ(ə)n//ˈkɪtʃɪn/

Definitions and examples

noun

A room or area where food is prepared and cooked.
  1. 'She scrambled down the stairs and through the living room to the kitchen where her mom was cooking dinner.'
  2. 'Their top-floor living quarters included a kitchen, bathroom and lounge.'
  3. 'Their young children attend local schools and English is rapidly becoming the language spoken at the kitchen table.'
  4. 'I smiled and went up to my room, leaving him alone in the kitchen to prepare dinner.'
  5. 'The kitchen is fitted with units of Canadian maple and includes a four-ring Miele gas hob.'
  6. 'Surprisingly for such a large building, air conditioning is only used for underground rooms and service areas such as kitchens.'
  7. 'There is also a large patio area that borders the kitchen and dining room.'
  8. 'John is a man on a mission to persuade more of us to compost our garden and kitchen waste.'
  9. 'Judy regularly experiments with new recipes in her farmhouse kitchen.'
  10. 'The interior is one big room and the open kitchen allows you to watch the cooks do their thing while you sip your drinks.'
  11. 'A number of shareholders have called for the sale of the chain so the group could focus on its Howden business, which sells kitchens to builders and small developers.'
  12. 'The furniture giant, which has 13 stores across the UK, has traditionally sold its kitchens to customers who have had to arrange their own fitting.'
  13. 'Fitted kitchens are, apparently, out in favour of standalone units.'
  14. 'In Japan, the restaurants are very specialized, so Tomita sought work in the US, wanting to explore all aspects of the Japanese kitchen.'
The percussion section of an orchestra.
    (of a language) in an uneducated or domestic form.

      More definitions

      1. a room or place equipped for cooking.

      2. culinary department; cuisine: This restaurant has a fine Italian kitchen.

      3. the staff or equipment of a kitchen. adjective

      4. of, relating to, or designed for use in a kitchen: kitchen window; kitchen curtains.

      5. employed in or assigned to a kitchen: kitchen help.

      6. of or resembling a pidginized language, especially one used for communication between employers and servants or other employees who do not speak the same language

      More examples(as adjective)

      "sales can be kitchen."

      "handles can be kitchen."

      "gardenings can be kitchen."

      "gardens can be kitchen."

      Origin

      Old English cycene, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch keuken and German Küche, based on Latin coquere ‘to cook’.