Associations to the word «Chili»


CHILI, noun. The pungent/spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used especially to add heat, or as a flavouring in cooking; associated with Mexican, Tex-Mex, and Indian cuisine.
CHILI, noun. A dish made with this fruit and other ingredients, such as beans and beef; chili con carne.
CHILI, noun. (uncountable) Powdered chili pepper, used as a spice or flavouring in cooking.
CHILI, proper noun. (dated) Alternative form of Chile
CHILI CHEESE, noun. A topping of chili con carne and melted cheese that is served atop hot dogs, french fries or hamburgers, or as a dip.
CHILI CON CARNE, noun. A dish of meat and beans in a tomato sauce flavoured with chili peppers.
CHILI CON QUESO, noun. A creamy sauce used a dip, made from melted cheese and chili peppers.
CHILI DOG, noun. A hot dog topped with chili con carne.
CHILI DOGS, noun. Plural of chili dog Hot dogs served with chili (spicy bean sauce) atop.
CHILI OIL, noun. A spicy condiment in which crushed dried red chili peppers (and sometimes other ingredients) have been macerated in oil
CHILI PEPPER, noun. Any fruit of a plant of the botanical genus Capsicum, which has a spicy/burning flavour because it contains capsaicin. (Not all chili peppers are particularly spicy, but all true chili peppers contain some capsaicin, in contrast to e.g. the bell pepper, which is not a true chili pepper and does not.)
CHILI PEPPERS, noun. Plural of chili pepper
CHILI POWDER, noun. Pulverized dry chilis (used for culinary purposes)
CHILI SAUCE, noun. Hot sauce
CHILI SAUCES, noun. Plural of chili sauce
CHILI SIN CARNE, noun. A vegetarian version of chili con carne.
CHILI SIZE, noun. A hamburger served with chili con carne.
CHILI SIZES, noun. Plural of chili size

Dictionary definition

CHILI, noun. Ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans.
CHILI, noun. Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency.

Wise words

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