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chili con carne a spicy Mexican dish of beef and chilies or chili powder, often with beans and onions.
chilidog a hot dog topped with chili.
chili pepper the strong, sharp-tasting pod of any of several varieties of a tropical pepper plant; chili.
chili powder a powdered seasoning of dried chilies, garlic, cumin, and the like.
chili sauce a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, onions, and spices.
chill coldness or cooling off. [16 definitions]
chill factor see "windchill factor."
chilli variant of chili.
chill out (informal) to become calmer; stop being tense or emotional. [2 definitions]
chilly producing an uncomfortably cool sensation. [4 definitions]
chimaera variant of chimera.
chime a ringing device, as in a doorbell. [8 definitions]
chime in to interrupt suddenly to add one's opinion. [2 definitions]
chimera a mythical fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a snake's tail. [3 definitions]
chimerical existing only in the mind; fanciful.
chimney a hollow, vertical structure of masonry, which allows smoke and gases to escape from a furnace, fireplace, or stove; flue. [2 definitions]
chimney pot a pipe, usu. of clay, fitted to the top of a chimney to improve the draft.
chimney swallow see "chimney swift."
chimney sweep one whose work is to clean out chimneys.
chimney swift a darkish brown American swift that often nests in chimneys.
chimp (informal) a chimpanzee.