New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for February 9, 2021

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Today’s pangrams are KITCHEN, KITCHENETTE, and THICKEN.

KITCHEN is defined as a room equipped for preparing meals.

KITCHENETTE is defined as small kitchen.

THICKEN is defined as make thick or thicker. It is also defined as become thick or thicker. It is also defined as make viscous or dense.

CHECK is defined as an appraisal of the state of affairs. It is also defined as be verified or confirmed; pass inspection. It is also defined as make cracks or chinks in. It is also defined as a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something. It is also defined as examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition. It is also defined as develop (a child’s or animal’s) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control. It is also defined as become fractured; break or crack on the surface only. It is also defined as lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits. It is also defined as the state of inactivity following an interruption. It is also defined as find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort. It is also defined as slow the growth or development of. It is also defined as a written order directing a bank to pay money. It is also defined as be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something. It is also defined as mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on. It is also defined as additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct. It is also defined as a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.. It is also defined as the act of inspecting or verifying. It is also defined as something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress. It is also defined as the bill in a restaurant. It is also defined as put a check mark on or near or next to. It is also defined as be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics. It is also defined as hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of. It is also defined as the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess. It is also defined as abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey. It is also defined as arrest the motion (of something) abruptly. It is also defined as a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard). It is also defined as block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey. It is also defined as (chess) a direct attack on an opponent’s king. It is also defined as consign for shipment on a vehicle. It is also defined as decline to initiate betting. It is also defined as hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping. It is also defined as make an examination or investigation. It is also defined as obstructing an opponent in ice hockey. It is also defined as place into check. It is also defined as stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution. It is also defined as stop in a chase especially when scent is lost. It is also defined as verify by consulting a source or authority. It is also defined as write out a check on a bank account.

CHEEK is defined as either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump. It is also defined as an impudent statement. It is also defined as impudent aggressiveness. It is also defined as either side of the face below the eyes. It is also defined as speak impudently to.

CHICK is defined as informal terms for a (young) woman. It is also defined as young bird especially of domestic fowl.

CHICKEN is defined as a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl. It is also defined as easily frightened. It is also defined as a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy. It is also defined as the flesh of a chicken used for food. It is also defined as a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops.

The word HECK has no known definition.

HICK is defined as a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture. It is also defined as awkwardly simple and provincial.

HIKE is defined as an increase in cost. It is also defined as the amount a salary is increased. It is also defined as increase. It is also defined as a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure. It is also defined as walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise.

HITCHHIKE is defined as travel by getting free rides from motorists.

KEEN is defined as express grief verbally. It is also defined as intense or sharp. It is also defined as painful as if caused by a sharp instrument. It is also defined as having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions. It is also defined as very good. It is also defined as a funeral lament sung with loud wailing. It is also defined as having a sharp cutting edge or point.

KETCH is defined as a sailing vessel with two masts; the mizzen is forward of the rudderpost.

KICK is defined as the act of delivering a blow with the foot. It is also defined as express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness. It is also defined as stop consuming. It is also defined as informal terms for objecting. It is also defined as spring back, as from a forceful thrust. It is also defined as the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired. It is also defined as a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics. It is also defined as the swift release of a store of affective force. It is also defined as drive or propel with the foot. It is also defined as kick a leg up. It is also defined as make a goal. It is also defined as strike with the foot. It is also defined as the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs). It is also defined as thrash about or strike out with the feet.

KINETIC is defined as supplying motive force. It is also defined as characterized by motion. It is also defined as relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith.

KINK is defined as curl tightly. It is also defined as a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick’ and `wrick’ are British). It is also defined as form a curl, curve, or kink. It is also defined as a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight. It is also defined as a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation. It is also defined as an eccentric idea. It is also defined as a person with unusual sexual tastes.

KITE is defined as a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float. It is also defined as a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value. It is also defined as any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals. It is also defined as fly a kite. It is also defined as get credit or money by using a bad check. It is also defined as increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently. It is also defined as plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string. It is also defined as soar or fly like a kite.

KITH is defined as your friends and acquaintances.

KITTEN is defined as young domestic cat. It is also defined as give birth to kittens.

KNEE is defined as joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee. It is also defined as hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella. It is also defined as the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee.

KNIT is defined as needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine. It is also defined as to gather something into small wrinkles or folds. It is also defined as a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stitch from the lefthand side. It is also defined as tie or link together. It is also defined as a fabric made by knitting. It is also defined as make (textiles) by knitting.

NECK is defined as kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion. It is also defined as the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body. It is also defined as an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer’s neck. It is also defined as a cut of meat from the neck of an animal. It is also defined as a narrow elongated projecting strip of land. It is also defined as a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form.

NECKTIE is defined as neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front.

NICK is defined as a small cut. It is also defined as cut a nick into. It is also defined as cut slightly, with a razor. It is also defined as an impression in a surface (as made by a blow). It is also defined as (British slang) a prison. It is also defined as divide or reset the tail muscles of. It is also defined as mate successfully; of livestock.

THICK is defined as hard to pass through because of dense growth. It is also defined as spoken as if with a thick tongue. It is also defined as having a short and solid form or stature. It is also defined as (used informally) stupid. It is also defined as in quick succession. It is also defined as (of darkness) densely dark. It is also defined as (used informally) associated on close terms. It is also defined as with a thick consistency. It is also defined as the location of something surrounded by other things. It is also defined as abounding; having a lot of. It is also defined as having component parts closely crowded together. It is also defined as not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions. It is also defined as relatively dense in consistency.

THICKET is defined as a dense growth of bushes.

THINK is defined as judge or regard; look upon; judge. It is also defined as recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection. It is also defined as have in mind as a purpose. It is also defined as expect, believe, or suppose. It is also defined as use or exercise the mind or one’s power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments. It is also defined as an instance of deliberate thinking. It is also defined as bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation. It is also defined as decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting. It is also defined as dispose the mind in a certain way. It is also defined as focus one’s attention on a certain state. It is also defined as have or formulate in the mind. It is also defined as imagine or visualize. It is also defined as ponder; reflect on, or reason about. It is also defined as be capable of conscious thought.

TICK is defined as a metallic tapping sound. It is also defined as make a sound like a clock or a timer. It is also defined as sew. It is also defined as make a clicking or ticking sound. It is also defined as a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.. It is also defined as put a check mark on or near or next to. It is also defined as a light mattress. It is also defined as any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals.

TICKET is defined as a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.. It is also defined as the appropriate or desirable thing. It is also defined as a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices. It is also defined as issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty. It is also defined as a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment). It is also defined as a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation). It is also defined as provide with a ticket for passage or admission.

The word TIKI has no known definition.

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2 Comments

    • Something to note is this list a curated list not a dictionary list, and since it is also doubles a racial slur, it was probably rightfully excluded by the NYT editors.

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