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kit·ten

 (kĭt′n)
n.
1. A young cat.
2. One of the young of various other small felines and of certain other mammals, such as beavers.
intr.v. kit·tened, kit·ten·ing, kit·tens
To bear kittens.

[Middle English kitoun, probably from Old North French *caton, diminutive of cat, cat, from Late Latin cattus.]
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kitten

(ˈkɪtən)
n
1. (Animals) a young cat
2. have kittens have a canary informal Brit to react with disapproval, anxiety, etc: she had kittens when she got the bill. US equivalent: have a cow
vb
(of cats) to give birth to (young)
[C14: from Old Northern French caton, from cat1; probably influenced by Middle English kiteling]
ˈkitten-ˌlike adj
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kit•ten

(ˈkɪt n)
n.
1. a young cat.
v.i.
2. (of a cat) to give birth.
[1350–1400; Middle English kitoun, appar. b. kiteling young kitten and Middle French chitoun, variant of chaton, diminutive of chat cat]
kit′ten•like`, adj.
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kitten


Past participle: kittenned
Gerund: kittenning

Imperative
kitten
kitten
Present
I kitten
you kitten
he/she/it kittens
we kitten
you kitten
they kitten
Preterite
I kittenned
you kittenned
he/she/it kittenned
we kittenned
you kittenned
they kittenned
Present Continuous
I am kittenning
you are kittenning
he/she/it is kittenning
we are kittenning
you are kittenning
they are kittenning
Present Perfect
I have kittenned
you have kittenned
he/she/it has kittenned
we have kittenned
you have kittenned
they have kittenned
Past Continuous
I was kittenning
you were kittenning
he/she/it was kittenning
we were kittenning
you were kittenning
they were kittenning
Past Perfect
I had kittenned
you had kittenned
he/she/it had kittenned
we had kittenned
you had kittenned
they had kittenned
Future
I will kitten
you will kitten
he/she/it will kitten
we will kitten
you will kitten
they will kitten
Future Perfect
I will have kittenned
you will have kittenned
he/she/it will have kittenned
we will have kittenned
you will have kittenned
they will have kittenned
Future Continuous
I will be kittenning
you will be kittenning
he/she/it will be kittenning
we will be kittenning
you will be kittenning
they will be kittenning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kittenning
you have been kittenning
he/she/it has been kittenning
we have been kittenning
you have been kittenning
they have been kittenning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kittenning
you will have been kittenning
he/she/it will have been kittenning
we will have been kittenning
you will have been kittenning
they will have been kittenning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kittenning
you had been kittenning
he/she/it had been kittenning
we had been kittenning
you had been kittenning
they had been kittenning
Conditional
I would kitten
you would kitten
he/she/it would kitten
we would kitten
you would kitten
they would kitten
Past Conditional
I would have kittenned
you would have kittenned
he/she/it would have kittenned
we would have kittenned
you would have kittenned
they would have kittenned
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kitten - young domestic catkitten - young domestic cat      
young mammal - any immature mammal
Verb1.kitten - have kittens; "our cat kittened again this year"
birth, give birth, bear, deliver, have - cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
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Translations
هِرَّةٌ صَغِيرَةٌهُرَيْرَه، قُطَيْطَه
kotě
killingkattekilling
kissanpentu
mače
cicakiscicakismacska
kettlingur
子猫
새끼고양이
kačiukas
kaķēns
mačiatko
mucka
kattunge
ลูกแมว
mèo con

kitten

[ˈkɪtn] Ngatito/a m/f
to have kittens I nearly had kittens when I saw itcasi me da un ataque (de nervios) cuando lo vi
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kitten

[ˈkɪtən] n
(= young cat) → petit chat m, chaton m
(= baby rabbit) → lapereau m
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kitten

nkleine Katze, Kätzchen nt; to have kittens (fig inf)Zustände kriegen (inf)
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kitten

[ˈkɪtn] ngattino/a
I had kittens when ... (fig) (fam) → mi è venuto un colpo quando...
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

kitten

(ˈkitn) noun
a young cat. The cat had five kittens last week.
ˈkittenish adjective
playful.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

kitten

هِرَّةٌ صَغِيرَةٌ kotě kattekilling Kätzchen γατάκι gatito kissanpentu chaton mače micino 子猫 새끼고양이 poesje kattunge kociak gatinho котенок kattunge ลูกแมว kedi yavrusu mèo con 小猫
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