caboodle

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ca·boo·dle

 (kə-bo͞od′l)
n. Informal
1. The lot, group, or bunch: donated the whole caboodle.
2. A crowd or collection of people.

[Alteration of boodle.]
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caboodle

(kəˈbuːdəl)
n
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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ca•boo•dle

(kəˈbud l)

n.
Informal. the lot, pack, or crowd: Get rid of the whole caboodle.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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Caboodle

 U. S. Slang, the whole amount; the lot, usually in (the whole) kit and caboodle.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caboodle - any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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Translations

caboodle

[kəˈbuːdl] N the whole (kit and) caboodletodo el rollo, toda la pesca
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

caboodle

n (inf) the whole (kit and) caboodledas ganze Zeug(s) (inf), → der ganze Kram (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

caboodle

[kəˈbuːdl] n (fam) the whole caboodlebaracca e burattini
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Broken down the whole kit and kaboodle stows easily in a vehicle, and at the range it sets up in seconds.
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And by draining a closing 18-foot birdie putt yesterday he didn't just sneak in through the back door with a runners-up spot - he won the whole kit and kaboodle.