kitchen-cabinet

kitchen cabinet

noun
1.
a cupboard built into a kitchen or a chest of drawers for kitchen use, as for dishes and silverware.
2.
a group of unofficial advisers on whom a head of government appears to rely heavily.

Origin:
1825–35, Americanism

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kitchen cabinet
 
n
a group of unofficial advisers to a political leader, esp when considered to be more influential than the official cabinet

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