Definition of enchilada noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

enchilada

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɛntʃəˈlɑdə//
 
(from Spanish)
 
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  • a Mexican dish consisting of a tortilla filled with meat and covered with a spicy sauce
  • Idioms
    the big enchilada(informal)(humorous)
     
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    the most important person or thing
    the whole enchilada(informal)
     
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    the whole thing; everything
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: enchilada

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