how to pronounce chili


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The above transcription of chili is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

chili is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of chili in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of chili


  1. Powdered chili pepper, used as a spice or flavouring in cooking.
  2. Cincinnati chili.
  3. A dish made with chili peppers and other ingredients, such as beans and beef.
  4. The pungent, spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used in cooking.
  5. A spicy stew of chicken or paneer, capsicum and onion, eaten as an appetizer.


  1. A town in New York, United States.
  2. Alternative form of Chile.

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