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.]

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]

ca•boo•dle

(kəˈbud l)

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

Caboodle

 U. S. Slang, the whole amount; the lot, usually in (the whole) kit and caboodle.
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
Translations

caboodle

[kəˈbuːdl] N the whole (kit and) caboodletodo el rollo, toda la pesca

caboodle

n (inf) the whole (kit and) caboodledas ganze Zeug(s) (inf), → der ganze Kram (inf)

caboodle

[kəˈbuːdl] n (fam) the whole caboodlebaracca e burattini
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