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Definition of kettle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

kettle

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈkɛt̮l//
 
 
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  • a container with a lid, handle, and a spout, used for boiling water an electric kettle
  • Idioms
    a different kettle of fish (informal)
     
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    a completely different situation or person from the one previously mentioned
    the pot calling the kettle black (saying) (informal)
     
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    used to say that you should not criticize someone for a fault that you have yourself