Pronunciation: (en"chu-lä'du, -lad'u),[key] —n.Mexican Cookery. 1. a tortilla rolled and filled with a seasoned mixture, usually containing meat, and covered with a sauce flavored with chili.
2. big or top enchilada,Slang.someone regarded as the most important, influential, or dominant person in an organization: The police are hoping to catch the syndicate's big enchilada in the next raid. 3. whole enchilada,Slang.the entirety of something, esp. something impressive or outstanding: She has a job with money, prestige, and satisfaction—the whole enchilada.