Kettle (noun)

  1. A container, usually with a handle, spout, and lid, for boiling water or cooking food, typically on a stove.
  2. A large metal or ceramic container with a handle and spout, used for boiling water.


Old english cetel, of germanic origin; related to dutch ketel and german kessel.


  1. She filled the kettle with water and put it on the stove to boil.
  2. He made tea in a stainless steel kettle.
  3. The kettle began to whistle as the water reached boiling point.
  4. She put the kettle on to make coffee.
  5. He heated the kettle over an open fire.
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