Credenza (noun)

  1. A sideboard or cabinet, typically one without legs, used for storage, especially in a dining room.
  2. A piece of office furniture with shelves and drawers for storing documents and equipment.


Italian, from medieval latin credentia, from latin credere to believe.


  1. The credenza in the dining room held all the table linens and silverware.
  2. She kept her important papers in the locked drawers of her credenza.
  3. He used the credenza as a bar during parties.
  4. The Credenza was where they kept all the china.
  5. In the conference room, a credenza held the computer and printer.
Some random words: decree, free-for-all, has-been