the whole enchilada
Definition of the whole enchilada
: the entire thing : everything The celebration included music, food, fireworks—the whole enchilada. The team has a good chance in the playoffs and may win the whole enchilada this year.
Word by Word Definitions
: free of wound or injury : unhurt
: recovered from a wound or injury : restored
: being healed
: a complete amount or sum : a number, aggregate, or totality lacking no part, member, or element
: something constituting a complex unity : a coherent system or organization of parts fitting or working together as one
: wholly, entirely
: as a complete entity
: a usually corn tortilla rolled around a savory mixture, covered with chili sauce, and usually baked
: schmear, ball of wax
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