noun. very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency.
- Capsicum annuum longum
- jalapeno pepper
- chilli pepper
- chili pepper
- hot pepper
- long pepper
- chili powder
- cayenne pepper
- chilli (Nahuatl)
Example sentences of the word chilli
1. Noun, singular or mass
Many people use the tri-tip roast for making chilli, and it is also often ground into hamburger meat.
2. Noun, plural
Sprinkle cayenne pepper, black pepper or powdered chilli in the dog's favourite toilet areas on your deck.
Other ingredients may include chilli pepper, squash and tomato, but there are many variations to callaloo cooking, as with most stews or soups.
4. Verb, base form
Salami Napoli is another popular sausage of the "nostrani" type--it mixes pork, pork fat and beef with spices including garlic, pepper, wine, salt, saltpetre, paprika and chopped chilli pepper.
5. Verb, past participle
These include curry, garlic, hot mustard, pepper (especially chilli and hot) and vinegar.