Definition of whistling kettle in English:

whistling kettle

Line breaks: whist|ling ket¦tle

noun

  • A kettle fitted with a spout that whistles as steam is forced through it when the kettle is boiling.
    More example sentences
    • It is like a whistling kettle placed on a stove to boil.
    • I ran down the stairs to refill my tea from the whistling kettle on the stove.
    • We progress through days of calms, settling down into the sea's rhythm, ignoring the whistling kettle, the glow of the paraffin light in the saloon, or the biting cold.

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