Definition of credenza in English:

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Pronunciation: /krəˈdenzə/


A sideboard or cupboard.
Example sentences
  • 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).

Words that rhyme with credenza

cadenza, cleanser, influenza, Penza

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Syllabification: cre·den·za

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