Definition of credenza in English:


Syllabification: cre·den·za
Pronunciation: /krəˈdenzə


  • A sideboard or cupboard.
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    • Stock includes dining tables, chairs, sideboards, credenzas, chests of drawers, lighting and accessories.
    • If you are a carpenter, you need to know the difference between a bookcase and a credenza.
    • On one side of the office there's a large office dresser called a credenza; on the other side there are desks and so on.


late 19th century: Italian, from medieval Latin credentia (see credence).

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