or chil·e, chil·li
noun, plural chil·ies.
- chilean firebush,
- chilean guava,
- chilean sea bass,
- chili cheese fries,
- chili con carne,
- chili dog,
- chili oil,
- chili pepper
Origin of chili
Examples from the Web for chili
Add olive oil to the pan and toss in the garlic and chili flake.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chili peppers were everywhere, drying on mats, on roofs, and in fields.
And now Chili's and other eateries are considering taking similar action.
Within days, grilled lamb skewers spiced with cumin and chili were back on the street.
Atop the chili goes a spill of crisp chopped raw onions, and atop the onions you want a sprinkle of celery salt.
Our General seeing this, stayed there no longer, but weighed anchor, and set sail towards the coast of Chili.Sir Francis Drake's Famous Voyage Round the World|Francis Pretty
Peru had for years past sought to purchase a Super-Dreadnought, with the idea of forming a fleet superior to that of Chili.The Dreadnought of the Air|Percy F. Westerman
I've been three v'y'ges with the old man, and we've always got our oil on Peru, and Chili, and the Galleypaguses.There She Blows!|William Hussey Macy
Also add a tiny bit of thinly-sliced green ginger, garlic, and chili pepper.The Khaki Kook Book|Mary Kennedy Core
In Chili the charges are as follows: Twenty-five dollars for a marriage, and one dollar for christening.The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt|Parley Parker Pratt
also chilli, 1660s, from Nahuatl chilli, native name for the peppers. Not named for the South American country. As short for chile con carne and similar dishes, attested by 1846.