big enchilada

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Some item of high value, especially a top prize or reward.
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When the lottery results were announced, he was stunned to learn that the big enchilada was all his.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'big enchilada':

big enchiladaA very important person, especially the highest-ranking individual in an organization.
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