Definition of “chili (pepper)” - English Dictionary


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chili (pepper)noun [ C/U ]

plural chilies or chiles also chile us /ˈtʃɪl·i (ˌpep·ər)/

any of several types of red pepper (= type of vegetable) that are used to make foods spicy

Chili is also a spicy dish made with beans, chilies, and usually meat.

(Definition of “chili (pepper)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)