Caboodle meaning

kə-bo͝odl
The lot, group, or bunch.

Donated the whole caboodle.

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Any large collection of things or people.
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A crowd or collection of people.
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(informal) Lot; group.

The whole caboodle.

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Origin of caboodle

  • Alteration of boodle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • US slang, mid 19th century, thought to be from "kit and boodle"; "the whole boodle" is attested in the 1830s, and "the whole caboodle" in 1848. Recently resurrected in Fife, Scotland and published in Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals, Steps by Adamson, K. in 2011.

    From Wiktionary