- the lot, pack, or crowd: I have no use for the whole caboodle.
- kit and caboodle. kit1(def 10).
Origin of caboodle
Related Words for caboodleproduct, many, company, collection, volume, amount, lot, estimate, total, sum, quantity, bevy, group, crowd, cluster, mess, chunk, flock, number, bundle
Examples from the Web for caboodle
Historical Examples of caboodle
The girls are the worst of the caboodle, though some of 'em aren't bad looking.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
The whole pack and caboodle are chasing me in a nightmare every time I go to sleep.The Landloper
They only had to wait a couple of hours and the whole kit and caboodle would have been dumped in their laps.Generals Help Themselves
M. C. Pease
S'pose you do it, and paddle round outside o' the reef and board the yacht, the whole kit and caboodle of ye.Pirates' Hope
Why, I wouldn't give a snap of my fingers fer the whole kit and caboodle of ye, you low-down, sneakin' parcel o' thieves.Bob Hampton of Placer
- informal a lot, bunch, or group (esp in the phrases the whole caboodle, the whole kit and caboodle)
Word Origin for caboodle
c.1848, see kit.
see whole kit and caboodle.