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1. kettle

noun. ['ˈkɛtəl'] a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid.

Synonyms

  • pot
  • boiler

Antonyms

  • fill
  • full
  • solid

Etymology

  • ketel (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Kettle

  • unsettle
  • resettle
  • trettel
  • gretel
  • gretal
  • zettle
  • zettel
  • settle
  • petal
  • nettle
  • mettle
  • metal
  • kettell
  • hettel
  • gettle
  • gettel
  • betel

Example sentences of the word kettle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fill your tea kettle with water and set it on the stove to boil.

2. Adjective
How much sugar you use depends on how sweet you want your kettle corn.

3. Verb, base form
A 1-cup serving of popped kettle corn popcorn contains:

Quotes containing the word kettle


1. The Federal Government pushing drugs and then punishing marijuana growers is like the pot calling the kettle green.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. kettle

noun. ['ˈkɛtəl'] a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it.

Synonyms

  • tympanum
  • kettledrum
  • timpani
  • percussion instrument
  • tympani

Antonyms

  • meaningful
  • unreverberant

Etymology

  • ketel (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. kettle

noun. ['ˈkɛtəl'] (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • kettle hole

Etymology

  • ketel (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. kettle

noun. ['ˈkɛtəl'] the quantity a kettle will hold.

Synonyms

  • kettleful

Etymology

  • ketel (Middle English (1100-1500))
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