A haphazard jumble of related issues or items brought together all at once, in the manner of rolling around a sticky ball of wax to collect small bits of assorted debris
"We only wanted a plane ticket, but the travel agent wanted to sell us the whole ball of wax."
de Betsy Tea 09 August 2012
An unspecified set of items or circumstances.
The whole ball of wax.
de Gustavo Caetano 03 Ianuarie 2006