• (British) IPA: /ˈkɪti/
  • (America, CA) IPA: /ˈkɪti/, [ˈkʰɪɾi]
  • (America, CA) homophones en

kitty (plural kitties)

  1. (informal) A kitten or young cat.
  2. (childish, sometimes capitalized) A pet name for a cat.
    Aw, look at the kitty!
    • 2007, Pam Johnson-Bennett, Starting from Scratch: How to Correct Behavior Problems in Your Adult Cat
      Even how a child picks up and handles the cat can make the kitty begin to fear the very sight of the youngster.
  3. A money pool, as for a card game, or for shared expenses.
  4. (poker, slang) In a home game, a small, specified amount taken from each pot to pay the host's expenses.
  5. (slang, vulgar) Female genitals. (Euphemistic form of pussy.)
  6. (card games) A set of additional cards dealt face down in some games.
  • (money pool) pot
Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: mimi
  • Russian: ки́са
Proper noun
  1. A diminutive of Katherine and related female given names.
  2. A generic name for a cat.

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