Definition of Kitten

1. Noun. Young domestic cat.

Exact synonyms: Kitty
Generic synonyms: Young Mammal



2. Verb. Have kittens. "Our cat kittened again this year"
Generic synonyms: Bear, Birth, Deliver, Give Birth, Have

Definition of Kitten

1. n. A young cat.

2. v. t. & i. To bring forth young, as a cat; to bring forth, as kittens.

Definition of Kitten

1. Noun. A young cat. Diminutive: kitty. ¹

2. Noun. A young rabbit, rat, hedgehog, squirrel, fox, beaver or badger. ¹

3. Verb. To give birth to kittens. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kitten

1. to bear kittens (young cats) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Kitten

1. A young cat. Origin: OE. Kiton, a dim. Of cat; cf. G.kitze a young cat, also a female cat, and F. Chaton, dim. Of chat cat, also E. Kitling. See Cat. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kitten

kitschily
kitschiness
kitschy
kitskonstabel
kitskonstabels
kitsune
kitsunes
kitt
kittatinnyite
kitted
kitted out
kitteh
kittehs
kittel
kittels
kitten (current term)
kitten-tails
kitten heel
kitten heels
kittened
kittenhood
kittening
kittenish
kittenishly
kittenishness
kittenishnesses
kittenlike
kittens
kitteny
kittereen

Literary usage of Kitten

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1. The Quiver: An Illustrated Magazine for Sunday and General Reading (1870)
"You fetch me the kitten out here, and I will take it home in my apron ... The kitten was brought, and after bestowing a good deal of admiral ¡чн upon it, ..."

2. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1906)
"THERE once was a kitten who wished that he Might never grow older, for "Don't you see," ... Be always a kitten!" And so ever after, by night and by day, ..."

3. The Nursery by Fanny P Seaverns, John L. Shorey (Firm (1873)
"WHAT shall be the kitten's name ? " asked Rachel of her younger sister, ... The condition is, that you give the kitten a name, — a name that I shall approve ..."

4. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1911)
"The black kitten was very smart. One day Elsie wanted to fool them. ... The white kitten walked softly to the table. She jumped and caught the mouse in her ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1920)
"I. " THE WHITE kitten." OE YOUNG. An extract from a letter from my sister, Katie B. Young Adams, dated May 7, 1915, in answer to an inquiry caused by the ..."

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