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1.
the whole thing or package
she gave him the whole enchilada in bed last night
by dude33369 March 16, 2009
 
2.
noun- Mexican Cookery

1) a tortilla rolled and filled with a seasoned mixture, usually containing meat, and covered with a sauce flavored with chili.

Idioms
2) big / top enchilada, Slang. someone regarded as the most important, influential, or dominant person in an organization.

3) whole enchilada, Slang. the entirety of something, especially something impressive or outstanding:
-The police are hoping to catch the syndicate's big enchilada in the next raid.

- She has a job with money, prestige, and satisfaction—the whole enchilada.

origin-1885-90
by JoeyXTC May 16, 2014