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1. chiefly Britain : portraying or emphasizing the squalid aspects of modern life
the kitchen-sink realism of contemporary British drama — Current Biography2. : being or made up of a hodgepodge of disparate elements or ingredients
kitchen-sink soup—made with … meat, chicken, fish cake, shrimp, mushrooms and greens — Mimi Sheraton
* * *ˌkitchen-ˈsink 7 [kitchen-sink] adjective only before noun(of plays, films, novels, etc.) dealing with ordinary life and ordinary people, especially when this involves describing the boring or difficult side of their lives
a kitchen-sink drama
Useful english dictionary. 2012.