Catch-all Definition


Any place or repository where things are placed indiscriminately or without careful thought.

If you're not careful, the entrance table will quickly become a catch-all for things that come in the door.
The category was a catch-all for items that were not filed elsewhere.
Cancer is a catch-all term that encompasses a wide variety of diseases.

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