- a cupboard built into a kitchen or a chest of drawers for kitchen use, as for dishes and silverware.
- a group of unofficial advisers on whom a head of government appears to rely heavily.
Origin of kitchen cabinet
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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- a group of unofficial advisers to a political leader, esp when considered to be more influential than the official cabinet