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.)
very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
A country in South America. Official name: Republic of Chile.
A plant bearing this fruit
Find another word for chili. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for chili, like: chili-pepper, chilli, chilly, chile, chili-con-carne and capsicum.