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  • EN [ ˈketl]
  • US [ ˈketl]

English definition


  • 1. a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid

  • 2. the quantity a kettle will hold

  • 3. (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits

  • 4. a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it

Example sentences

  • I filled the kettle while she was talking and plugged it in.

  • Well then, I'll put the kettle on and make us some tea.

  • I'll put on the kettle for tea. Or boil up some coffee.

  • She emptied both their mugs and switched on the electric kettle.

  • Playing for the reserve team is a totally different kettle of fish.

  • Pour a kettle of boiling water over the onions.

  • Is the kettle boiling?

  • Marianne put the kettle on to boil.

  • She immediately put the kettle on.

  • A cut-out stops the kettle boiling dry.

  • an electric kettle and all the paraphernalia for making tea and coffee

  • Steam rose from the boiling kettle.

  • She held the letter over the kettle to steam it open.

  • Put the kettle on, and I'd like a cup of tea.

  • The kettle was steaming.

Phrase collocation

  • a different kettle of fish

    (informal)a completely different type of person or thing from the one previously mentioned

    • he's certainly a different kettle of fish from old Rowell.

  • the pot calling the kettle black

    • he's certainly a different kettle of fish from old Rowell.

  • a pretty (或 fine) kettle of fish

    (informal)an awkward state of affairs


  • kettle

    • This kettle keeps good time.


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