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See also: big-enchilada
- (idiomatic) A very important person, especially the highest-ranking individual in an organization.
- The detectives were trying to identify the big enchilada who controlled the entire criminal network.
- (idiomatic) Some item of high value, especially a top prize or reward.
- When the lottery results were announced, he was stunned to learn that the big enchilada was all his.