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English definition of “kitty”

kitty

noun uk   /ˈkɪ.ti/ us    /-t̬i/

kitty noun (MONEY)

[C usually singular] an amount of money that is made up of small amounts given by different people, used by them for an agreed purpose: We all put £20 in/into the kitty to cover the cost of food.Trusts and fundsGeneral words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money

kitty noun (CAT)

[C] informal a cat or kitten: Here kitty, kitty, kitty!Animal youngFelines (cats)
(Definition of kitty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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