Complete Definition of "whole enchilada"

English

Noun

whole enchilada

  1. idiom All of something or a group of related things taken in totality.

Synonyms
whole shebang

Quotations
2001: Jane Heller, Name Dropping: What If Two Very Different Women Had the Same Exact Name?
:"I want the wife, the kids, the house, the dog, the whole enchilada," he said in his rapid-fire way of talking.
2002: Whil Hentzen, The Software Developer's Guide
:Your job as a software developer is not to simply slam out code, but to deliver the whole enchilada.
2004: Rick Farren, The Secret of the Lighthouse
:It is only by loving all of ourselves (the whole enchilada!) that unconditional love of self is possible.

category:English phrases

Revision and Credits for"whole enchilada"
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the
GNU Free Documentation License
 
 

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2022 All rights reserved.