Meaning of “kitty” in the English Dictionary

"kitty" in British English

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(Definition of “kitty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"kitty" in American English

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us /ˈkɪt̬·i/

kitty noun (MONEY)

[ C usually sing ] money to be used for a particular purpose that has been collected from a number of people:

We each put $20 a week into the kitty to cover the cost of food.

kitty noun (CAT)

[ C ] a cat or kitten

(Definition of “kitty” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"kitty" in Business English

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kittynoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˈkɪti/ us plural kitties informal

an amount of money that has been collected by a person or organization for a particular purpose:

Fines are collected and the money goes into a kitty to be used for entertainment purposes at the end of the season.
in the kitty Five days into the project there was just £35 left in the kitty.

(Definition of “kitty” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)