how to pronounce kitchen


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the above transcription of kitchen is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

kitchen is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of kitchen in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… chatted in my kitchen we laughed we had …”

meanings of kitchen


  1. Anything eaten as a relish with bread, potatoes, etc.
  2. A public gaming room in a casino.
  3. A utensil for roasting meat.
  4. A room or area for preparing food.
  5. The nape of a person's hairline, often referring to its uncombed or "nappy" look.
  6. The percussion section of an orchestra.
  7. A domesticated or uneducated form of a language.
  8. Cuisine; style of cooking.


  1. To embellish a basic food; to season, add condiments, etc.
  2. To do kitchen work; to prepare food.
  3. To embellish; to dress up.


  1. A surname​.

kitchen frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word kitchen occurs in english on average 115.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics kitchen can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that kitchen can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

words that rhyme with kitchen


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