"everything but the kitchen sink" meaning in English

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Noun

Audio: en-au-everything but the kitchen sink.ogg [Australia]
Etymology: Originally military slang, 1944. Head templates: {{en-noun|-|head=everything but the kitchen sink}} everything but the kitchen sink (uncountable)
  1. (idiomatic) Almost everything, whether needed or not. Tags: idiomatic, uncountable
    Sense id: everything_but_the_kitchen_sink-en-noun-muyr4-az Synonyms: everything under the sun, everything Translations (Almost everything, whether needed or not): tout le/un/son bric-à-brac/bazar (French), mit Sack und Pack (German), mit Kind und Kegel (english: both only similar) (German), alles, was nicht niet- und nagelfest ist (German), az égvilágon/égadta világon/égegyadta világon minden/mindent (Hungarian), tudo e mais um par de botas (Portuguese)

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      "sense": "Almost everything, whether needed or not",
      "word": "tout le/un/son bric-à-brac/bazar"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
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      "sense": "Almost everything, whether needed or not",
      "word": "mit Sack und Pack"
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      "sense": "Almost everything, whether needed or not",
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      "word": "tudo e mais um par de botas"
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