the whole (kit and) caboodle

Definition of the whole (kit and) caboodle

US, informal

  1. :  everything there is Her father owned 5 houses and 12 cars, and when he died he left her the whole caboodle. You can buy one of the books every month, or buy the whole kit and caboodle at one time.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  free of wound or injury :  unhurt

    :  recovered from a wound or injury :  restored

    :  being healed

  1. :  a complete amount or sum :  a number, aggregate, or totality lacking no part, member, or element

    :  something constituting a complex unity :  a coherent system or organization of parts fitting or working together as one

  1. :  wholly, entirely

    :  as a complete entity

  1. :  a collection of articles usually for personal use

    :  a set of tools or implements

    :  a set of parts to be assembled or worked up

  1. :  equip, outfit

  1. :  a small narrow violin

  1. :  kitten

    :  a young or undersized fur-bearing animal

    :  its pelt

  1. : kitchen

  1. :  collection, lot

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