the whole kit and caboodle

the whole kit and caboodle
the whole (kit and) caboodle
Everything in a collection, group, etc
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Main Entry:caboodle

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the whole (kit and) caboodle
US informal :everything

Her father owned 5 houses and 12 cars, and when he died he left her the whole caboodle.

You can buy one of the books every month, or buy the whole kit and caboodle at the same time.

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Main Entry:caboodle
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the whole (kit and) caboodle — see caboodle
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Main Entry:kit
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the whole (kit and) caboodle — see caboodle
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Main Entry:whole

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  • (the) whole (kit and) caboodle — the whole (kit and) caboodle informal phrase everything Thesaurus: everything and including everythingsynonym Main entry: caboodle * * * the whole (kit and) caˈboodle idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • the whole kit and caboodle — caboodle ca*boo dle (k[.a]*b[=oo] d l), n. The whole collection; the entire quantity or number; usually in the phrase {the whole caboodle} or {the whole kit and caboodle}. [Slang, U.S.] Bartlett. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • (the) whole kit and caboodle — the whole (kit and) caboodle informal the whole of something, including everything that is connected with it. I like everything about Christmas the presents, the food, the carols the whole caboodle …   New idioms dictionary

  • the whole (kit and) caboodle — Everything in a collection, group, etc ● caboodle …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) whole kit and caboodle — everything. We had to pack up the whole kit and caboodle before the movers arrived. Usage notes: also used in the shorter forms the whole kit or the whole caboodle, and sometimes spelled kaboodle …   New idioms dictionary

  • whole kit and caboodle — The whole kit and caboodle means everything required or involved in something. ( Kaboodle is an alternative spelling.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • whole kit and caboodle —    The whole kit and caboodle means everything required or involved in something. ( Kaboodle is an alternative spelling.)   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This expression means everything .     They provided everything we needed, tables,… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • the whole caboodle or the whole kit and caboodle — informal the whole number or quantity of people or things in question. → caboodle …   English new terms dictionary

  • (the) whole kit and caboodle — Noun. The complete amount …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • (the) whole kit and caboodle — Noun. The complete amount …   English slang and colloquialisms

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