or chil·e, chil·li
Origin of chili
Examples from the Web for chilli
Contemporary Examples of chilli
First, T-Boz and Chilli look exactly the same as they did 20 years ago.
Chilli is 42, which, when you see her abs, is enough to make you cry.
After Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes's death in 2002, TLC is now the duo of Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins.
Duh--she was dancing for T-Boz and Chilli during a live performance of "Waterfalls!"
“A show like this can make people embrace you more or give you the side eye,” Chilli says.15 Years of ‘Behind the Music’: Best Moments (Video)
October 7, 2012
Historical Examples of chilli
This is the chilli; the pepper-pods of that name, a species of capsicum; the guinea-pepper.Mexico
Charles Reginald Enock
The Mexican word for this last is chilli, for water it is "atl."The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen
Have you eaten those long ‘chilli’ peppers instead of confining yourself to the smaller kinds?Fetichism in West Africa
Robert Hamill Nassau
Polpi alla Luciana are small octopi stewed in an earthern pot with oil, tomatoes, chilli, and red wine.The Gourmet's Guide to Europe
- the small red hot-tasting pod of a type of capsicum used for flavouring sauces, pickles, etc
Word Origin for chilli
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.