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Definition of "teakettle" [tea•ket•tle]

  • A covered kettle with a spout and handle, used for boiling water, as for tea. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "teakettle" in a sentence
  • "Tish leaned over and, taking the teakettle from the fire, poured more water into the foot-tub."
  • ""The general response to the lawsuits was that it was the pot calling the teakettle black," said Billy Pidgeon, a game analyst with M2Research."
  • "A large, heavy-paper funnel is put in the nose of the teakettle which is boiling on the gas range."