a gracious plenty

a gracious plenty

An adequate amount, typically in the context of food. Thanks to all of your generous donations, we have a gracious plenty to bring down to the homeless shelter. No second helpings for me, please—I've already had a gracious plenty.
See also: gracious, plenty
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(a) gracious plenty

 and an elegant sufficiency
Euph. enough (food). No more, thanks. I have a gracious plenty on my plate. At Thanksgiving, we always have an elegant sufficiency and are mighty thankful for it.
See also: gracious, plenty
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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