Definition of kitchen police noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


kitchen police

BrE BrE//ˈkɪtʃɪn pəliːs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪtʃɪn pəliːs//
[plural] (abbreviation KP) (North American English, slang)
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soldiers who help the cook in an army kitchen, for example by washing plates and preparing vegetables
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kitchen police