caboodle(redirected from whole kit and kaboodle)
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1. The lot, group, or bunch: donated the whole caboodle.
2. A crowd or collection of people.
[Alteration of boodle.]
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informal a lot, bunch, or group (esp in the phrases the whole caboodle, the whole kit and caboodle)
[C19: probably contraction of kit1 and boodle]
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Informal. the lot, pack, or crowd: Get rid of the whole caboodle.
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CaboodleU. S. Slang, the whole amount; the lot, usually in (the whole) kit and caboodle.
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|Noun||1.||caboodle - any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"|
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