enough, already


enough, already
exclam. stop what you are doing; that is sufficient

English slang. 2015.

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  • enough already — mainly american spoken phrase used for saying that you want something to stop Enough already! I can’t take any more of this bickering. Thesaurus: ways of telling someone to stop doing somethingsynonym to kill a person or animalsynonym Main en …   Useful english dictionary

  • Enough, already! — exclam. That is enough! Stop! □ Please stop! Enough, already! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • enough already — mainly American spoken used for saying that you want something to stop Enough already! I can t take any more of this bickering …   English dictionary

  • enough — [adj] plenty abundant, acceptable, adequate, all right already*, ample, bellyful*, bounteous, bountiful, comfortable, competent, complete, copious, decent, enough already*, fed up*, full, had it*, last straw*, lavish, plenteous, plentiful,… …   New thesaurus

  • already — c.1300, compound of ALL (Cf. all) + READY (Cf. ready), lit. fully ready. Cf. Norw., Dan. allerede already. Colloquial use in U.S. as a terminal emphatic (e.g. enough, already!) is attested from 1903, translating Yiddish shoyn, which is used in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • already — [ôl red′ē] adv. 1. by or before the given or implied time 2. even now or even then [already two days late]: Also used informally after a phr. to express impatience [ that s enough already!] …   English World dictionary

  • enough — e|nough [ ı nʌf ] function word *** Enough can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a plural or uncountable noun): There isn t enough time. Have I made enough sandwiches? as a pronoun: I ve only got $12 will that be enough? …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • enough */*/*/ — UK [ɪˈnʌf] / US adverb, determiner, pronoun Summary: Enough can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a plural or uncountable noun): There isn t enough time. ♦ Have I made enough sandwiches? as a pronoun: I ve only got £12 – …   English dictionary

  • enough — 1 /I nVf/ adverb 1 to the necessary degree: Her sentence was light because the judge said she had suffered enough already. | Are the carrots cooked enough? 2 tall/kind/fast etc enough as tall, kind, fast etc as is necessary: I didn t bring a big… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • enough is enough — it is time to stop, enough already    Enough is enough! she said after my sixth piece of pie …   English idioms