Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a table in the kitchen

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “And what is it that is yours, Ellie?” asked Papa in that same oily voice, sitting at the kitchen table with his elbows propped there and his hands templed under his chin.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • The pile didn't seem big enough to turn this house intoourhouse and I thought for the first time about the furniture we had abandoned in Eastaboga: the cool blue kitchen table and white chairs with slender deerlike legs; the squeaky wooden rocking chair where Mother had rocked the babies to sleep; the bed that Alice, Doris Ann and I had shared, the springs broken so badly we rolled together like pigs in a blanket.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • That evening, after my father returned home, the smell of the soap he had used to wash away the traces of Marilyn Hyde's death still strong upon him, he sat at our kitchen table and opened a bottle of Coors.

    The Killing Kind

  • Just sitting on the Xerdisc at your desk or kitchen table place it on top of the chair forces you to use your core and promotes good posture.

    Lange 2010

  • We were sitting at my kitchen table while we waited for our food to arrive, discussing the shard of clay left by Paragon's killer.

    The Killing Kind

  • I sat at the kitchen table with Buttermilk Strunk, the curtains puffing in the breeze.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • Six months earlier, Viola Armstrong had been sitting at her kitchen table placing pictures—most of them of Neil—in photo albums when she heard the news on TV that Neil was to be the commander for Apollo 11: A flood of tears gushed from my eyes.

    First Man

  • We walked in the door to find Daddy seated at the kitchen table with Mama, Sister Susannah, and the children.

    Keep Sweet

  • She silently chopped beets for borsch, left a plate on the kitchen table and a pot under a warmer on the stove, and he silently ate and smoked his filterless cigarettes, immersing everything in the kitchen in sheets of smoke.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • He spent his evenings reading at his kitchen table with a saucer of tea and a hunk of stale bread, or with August and Octavia Freese, local Evangelicals who shared his taste in heavy theology and clean jokes.

    Three Empires on the Nile

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