- (countable) A chili is a type of hot pepper, which may be eaten or used to make food spicy.
- I used to grow chilies in a flowerpot in my window.
- (uncountable) Chili is a type of food which is often made from ground (cut up) meat, beans, and hot peppers.
- The chili she made was delicious.
- (2) chili con carne