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