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English definition of “kitchen-sink”


adjective [before noun]     /ˌkɪtʃ.ənˈsɪŋk/ UK
describes plays , films , and novels that are about ordinary people's lives : a kitchen-sink drama Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiringTypes of film, play, book etc.
(Definition of kitchen-sink adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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