[kich-uh n-singk] /ˈkɪtʃ ənˈsɪŋk/
marked by an indiscriminate and omnivorous use of elements:
a kitchen-sink approach to moviemaking.
the final item imaginable on any extensive list of usually disparate items:
He packed everything for his trip except the kitchen sink.
a sink in a kitchen for washing dishes, vegetables, etc
everything but the kitchen sink, everything that can be conceived of
(modifier) denoting a type of drama or painting of the 1950s depicting the sordid aspects of domestic reality
made up of a hodgepodge, including many ingredients
attested by 1824. Phrase everything but (or and) the kitchen sink is 1944, from World War II armed forces slang, in reference to intense bombardment.
Out for blood, our Navy throws everything but the kitchen sink at Jap vessels, warships and transports alike. [Shell fuel advertisement, “Life,” Jan. 24, 1944]
noun, Australian. 1. a prewedding party to which guests bring an item of kitchenware or other gifts for the bride; shower. noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a party held before a wedding to which female guests bring items of kitchen equipment as wedding presents
[kich-uh n-wair] /ˈkɪtʃ ənˌwɛər/ noun 1. cooking equipment or utensils. /ˈkɪtʃɪnˌwɛə/ noun 1. pots and pans, knives, forks, spoons, and other utensils used in the kitchen
[kahyt] /kaɪt/ noun 1. a light frame covered with some thin material, to be flown in the wind at the end of a long string. 2. any of several small birds of the hawk family Accipitridae that have long, pointed wings, feed on insects, carrion, reptiles, rodents, and birds, and are noted for their graceful, […]
noun the sport of riding a modified surfboard that is attached to a large kite; also called kitesurfing See kitesurfing Word Origin 1996 Usage Note kiteboard, n; kiteboarder, n; kiteboard, v