whole megillah

Definitions

  • an expression of something done completely and/or taking a long time

Example Sentences

  • "She had a big white dress, diamond ring, limo to the church, fancy catering--the whole megillah."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish, English

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Translation of the Yiddish phrase "di gantse megile"

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