Definition of teakettle in English:


Syllabification: tea·ket·tle
Pronunciation: /ˈtēˌketl


  • A metal or plastic vessel with a lid, spout, and handle, used for boiling water.
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    • They were constantly flying airplanes over his house, and playing pranks like boiling water in his teakettle when he was away, trying to drive him insane.
    • The muck then sticks to the insides of such things as water heaters, teakettles, and plumbing pipes.
    • Maralynne poured water from the teakettle into Rowena's cup.

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