What Does EIE Mean?

EIE means "Enough Is Enough." The abbreviation EIE is another way of saying "This has to stop now." It is used when an ongoing situation becomes intolerable or to ask a person to stop talking, especially if they are bombarding you with details or ranting about something.

The phrase "Enough is Enough" has been used as a slogan by the homeless charity Shelter and is the title of a song made famous in 1999 by Barbara Streisand and Donna Summer. Most recently, it was used by UK Prime Minister Theresa May following the spate of terrorist attacks in London and Manchester in 2017.

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meaning of EIE

EIE means "Enough is Enough" and is used to say that something needs to stop immediately.

Summary of Key Points

"Enough Is Enough" is the most common definition for EIE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Enough Is Enough
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of EIE in Sentences

Here are examples of EIE being used in conversations:
  • Milly: It is so unfair. You never buy me things. You never help me with homework. You are a hopeless Dad.
  • Tom: EIE. This behaviour stops right now or you are grounded.
  • Cara: Look at my new shoes, dress, coat and bag.
  • Leilah: EIE. You need to start paying your rent instead of buying clothes.

An Academic Look at EIE

EIE is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). In other words, it is not used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

Example of EIE Used in a Text


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