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  • adj. Attempting to include too wide a variety of things, typically with a result that is less functional than intended.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the kitchen sink drama; depicting social realities in an unstylized and direct manner.

Etymologies

From kitchen sink +‎ -y. Sense 1 alludes to the phrase everything but the kitchen sink, sense 2 to the phrase kitchen sink realism. (Wiktionary)

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