1. ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans

Definition categories: food, dish

2. very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency

Similar word(s): chile, chilli, chilly

Definition categories: food

Sentences with chili as a noun:

- The farmers’ market had a wide variety of chilis from anchos to jalapeños to habaneros.

- I fancy having some chili for dinner tonight. What about you?

- I want to make this pasta spicy so I’m going to add some chili to it.