Pronunciation: (kich'un),[key] —n. 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.
—adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or designed for use in a kitchen: kitchen window; kitchen curtains. 2. employed in or assigned to a kitchen: kitchen help. 3. of or resembling a pidginized language, esp. one used for communication between employers and servants or other employees who do not speak the same language.