enough already

American English INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase enough already


You can say this if you're getting bored or annoyed and you want something to stop.

For example

  • "Enough already! I'm sick of listening to you kids fighting!"

  • After sitting in the meeting for an hour, I said, "Enough already. Let's just make a decision."


This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

If someone says "Enough already!", they must be

a. excited about something

b. tired of something

c. full of something

Contributor: Matt Errey