the whole 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. 2000.

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  • the whole 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

  • (the) whole 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 caboodle — noun everything else When youre packing for our camping trip, dont forget the essentials. You know, deodorant, ant killer, condoms, baby wipes and the whole caboodle. See Also: kit and kaboodle …   Wiktionary

  • (the) whole caboodle — See: the whole kit and caboodle …   New idioms dictionary

  • the whole caboodle — See kit and caboodle …   English idioms

  • 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 — 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

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

  • (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

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