the whole world and his dog
Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (Britain, idiomatic) Everybody; too many people; a huge crowd.
- I'd love to go to the Harry Potter opening, but the whole world and his dog will be there and I don't like crowds
- see also Wikisaurus:everybody
- for a list of "whole ___" terms that mean "everything / the whole thing", see the whole nine yards