Kitchen-sink definition

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Showing a lack of discriminating thought or careful planning; random; indiscriminate.

A sitcom with a kitchen-sink series of subplots.

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The definition of a kitchen sink is the sink in the kitchen of a home or restaurant.

The place where you wash your dishes is an examples of a kitchen sink.

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(chiefly brit.) Portraying life, esp. domestic situations, with realism that emphasizes the negative or sordid aspects.
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Used other than as an idiom: see kitchen,‎ sink. A sink in a kitchen used for washing dishes and preparing food.

The kitchen sink was piled high with dirty dishes.

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(idiomatic) A miscellany or a miscellaneous item.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kitchen-sink
Plural:
kitchen-sinks

Origin of kitchen-sink

  • Probably from everything but the kitchen sink

    From Wiktionary