Meaning of kitchen sink

kitch'en sink'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the final item imaginable on any extensive list of usually disparate items: He packed everything for his trip except the kitchen sink.

kitch•en-sink

Pronunciation: (kich'un-singk'), [key]
— adj.
  1. marked by an indiscriminate and omnivorous use of elements: a kitchen-sink approach to moviemaking.
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