Meaning of kitchen table in English:

kitchen table


  • 1A table in a kitchen, typically used for informal meals.

    • ‘they sat around the kitchen table talking late into the night’
    1. 1.1as modifier Denoting occupations or activities that take place in the home or on a small-scale or part-time basis.
      • ‘the fashion brand has grown from a kitchen table start-up to an international label in just three years’
      minor, small-scale, small, kitchen table
    2. 1.2mainly North American as modifier Denoting or relating to issues, concerns, etc. that affect ordinary people.
      • ‘he focused on the everyday kitchen table issues that people care about—healthcare, education, and tax’
      commonplace, ordinary, common, usual, regular, familiar, conventional, run-of-the-mill, typical, standard, stock, plain, workaday, kitchen table