kitchen sink

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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.

Etymology:

  • Probably from everything but the kitchen sink.
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The kitchen sink was piled high with dirty dishes.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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kitchen sinkA miscellany or a miscellaneous item.
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