kit and caboodle

 Including everything.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • kit and caboodle — [“kit nka budl] n. everything; all parts and property. (Often with whole.) □ I want you out of here kit and caboodle by noon. □ She moved in to stay, kit and caboodle. □ She plunked her whole kit and caboodle right in my way …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • kit and caboodle — also kaboodle, 1861, from KIT (Cf. kit) (n.1) in dismissive sense number of things viewed as a whole (1785) + boodle lot, collection, perhaps from Du. boedel property. Kit also was paired with other words in similar formations …   Etymology dictionary

  • kit and caboodle — noun everything available; usually preceded by the (Freq. 1) we saw the whole shebang a hotdog with the works we took on the whole caboodle for $10 you get the full treatment • Syn: ↑whole shebang, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kit and caboodle — noun Everything entirely, the whole lot. When the gathering was over, they packed all the remnants, kit and caboodle, into the truck and drove off …   Wiktionary

  • kit and caboodle — everything, all the stuff, the whole shebang    The canoe tipped, and it all fell in the river the whole kit and caboodle! …   English idioms

  • kit and caboodle — Noun. See whole kit and caboodle …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • kit and caboodle — Meaning The complete collection of things. Origin US origin. Kit is the usual meaning of the word, i.e. collection, as in toolkit. Caboodle is a corruption of boodle, an archaic word meaning much the same as kit. The alliteration is probably the… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • kit and caboodle — entire amount, everything available …   English contemporary 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 Everything in a collection, group, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑caboodle * * * 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.… …   Useful english dictionary

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