enchilada

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enchilada /ˌɛntʃəˈlɑːdə/ noun
plural enchiladas
enchilada
/ˌɛntʃəˈlɑːdə/
noun
plural enchiladas
Learner's definition of ENCHILADA
[count]
: a Mexican food that consists of a flat piece of bread (called a tortilla) that is rolled around a meat, bean, or cheese filling and covered with a sauce

the big enchilada

US, informal
: the most important issue, person, etc.

the whole enchilada

US, informal
: the entire thing : everything
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