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  1. a bag, basket, or other receptacle for odds and ends.
  2. something that covers a wide variety of items or situations: The list is just a catchall of things I want to see or do on vacation.
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  1. covering a wide variety of items or situations: The anthology is a catchall collection.
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Origin of catchall

1830–40, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase catch all
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for catchall

comprehensive, broad, across-the-board, all-around, blanket, encyclopedic, full, general, global, overall, sweeping, umbrella, whole, catchall, wall-to-wall

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