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kith and kin friends, neighbors, and relatives.
kithara see cithara.
kitsch art, literature, and the like that is pretentious, often gaudy, and of little value, usu. produced for popular appeal.
kitten a cat that is not yet full-grown. [2 definitions]
kittenish lively and innocent, or seemingly so.
kittiwake either of two gulls of northern regions, which have a rudimentary hind toe.
kitty1 a kitten or cat.
kitty2 money collected from various contributors for a specific purpose, as to buy presents or pay certain expenses. [3 definitions]
kitty-cornered in a diagonal or angled position, esp. relative to another object or space.
Kitty Litter trademark for a granular material used to absorb the waste of household pets, esp. cats.
kiva formerly, a large, often underground room used by Pueblo Indians for ceremonies, councils, and the like.
kiwi a bird of New Zealand that has gray-brown feathers, a long thin bill, and small, weak wings that are useless for flying. [2 definitions]
KKK abbreviation of "Ku Klux Klan," a secret society, organized and active in the southern United States after the Civil War, which sought to regain white supremacy over newly freed blacks.
Klamath a member of a North American Indian people in southern Oregon. [2 definitions]
Klan see Ku Klux Klan.
klavern a local unit of the Ku Klux Klan.
Klaxon trademark for a loud electric horn.
Kleenex trademark for a soft fluffy tissue paper dispensed in individually folded, layered units and used in place of a handkerchief. [2 definitions]
kleptomania a compulsion to steal, or the psychological disorder that causes such a compulsion.
kleptomaniac a person who has a psychological disorder that impels him or her to steal.
klieg light a powerful, bright arc light used esp. to light the sets for motion pictures.