|Origin:||, past participle of enchilar 'to put chili into'|
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a Mexican food consisting of a tortilla (=flat piece of bread) that is rolled up and filled with meat or cheese, and covered with a spicy sauce
2 American English informal
something that is the most important or biggest of its type:
We're aiming our products at the big enchilada - the home computer market.
3 American English informal
all of something:
Come on. Let's hear it - the whole enchilada.