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.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of kitchen cabinet
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
Words nearby kitchen cabinet
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British Dictionary definitions for kitchen cabinet
a group of unofficial advisers to a political leader, esp when considered to be more influential than the official cabinet
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