everything but the kitchen sink
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Originally military slang, 1944.
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- (idiomatic) Almost everything, whether needed or not.
- She must have brought everything but the kitchen sink along on the trip, and how she lifted her suitcase, I do not know.
Almost everything, whether needed or not
- “everything but the kitchen sink”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary, (Please provide a date or year).
- “everything but the kitchen sink”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.