Meaning of kinder, kirche, küche in English:

kinder, kirche, küche


(also kinder, kirche, kueche)
  • Interests or concerns of a domestic or religious nature, traditionally regarded as appropriate for a woman. Compare "women's work", a woman's place is in the home.


kinder, kirche, küche

/ˌkɪndə ˌkɪəxə ˈkuːxə/ /ˌkɪndə ˌkɪəxə ˈkuːʃə/


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Unitarian. Apparently from German Kinder, Kirche, Küche, lit. ‘children, church, kitchen’ from Kinder, plural of Kind child + Kirche + Küche.