kitchen-sink

adjective
kitch·​en-sink | \ ˈki-chən-ˈsiŋk How to pronounce kitchen-sink (audio) \

Definition of kitchen-sink

1 : being or made up of a hodgepodge of disparate elements or ingredients
2 chiefly British : portraying or emphasizing the squalid aspects of modern life the kitchen-sink realism of contemporary British dramaCurrent Biography

First Known Use of kitchen-sink

1954, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of kitchen-sink was in 1954

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“Kitchen-sink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kitchen-sink. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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