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English definition of “everything but/except the kitchen sink”

everything but/except the kitchen sink

humorous
a much larger number of things than is necessary : We're only going on vacation for a week , but John will insist on taking everything but the kitchen sink .Something, anything, nothing, and everything
(Definition of everything but/except the kitchen sink from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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