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Is chili a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word chili is a Scrabble US word. The word chili is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

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Is chili a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word chili is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

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Yes. The word chili is a Words With Friends word. The word chili is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Chili

You can make 10 words from 'chili' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'chili'

CHILI 10LICHI 10

4 letters words from 'chili'

HILI 7LICH 9

3 letters words from 'chili'

CHI 8HIC 8
ICH 8 

2 letters words from 'chili'

CH 7HI 5
LI 2 

All 5 letters words made out of chili

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word chili. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in chili.

Definitions and meaning of chili

chili

Alternative forms

  • chile (US)
  • chilli (Britain)
  • chilly

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃɪli/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃɪliː/
  • Rhymes: -ɪli
  • Homophones: Chile, chile, chilli, chilly

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Spanish chile, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

Noun

chili (countable and uncountable, plural chilis or chilies)

  1. (countable) The pungent, spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used in cooking.
    Synonym: chili pepper
  2. (uncountable) Powdered chili pepper, used as a spice or flavouring in cooking.
    Synonym: chili powder
  3. (Indian Chinese cuisine) a spicy stew of chicken or paneer, capsicum and onion, eaten as an appetizer.

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Etymology 2

Ellipsis of chili con carne, from Spanish chile con carne (literally chili with meat).

Noun

chili (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly US) A dish made with chili peppers and other ingredients, such as beans and beef.
    Synonym: chili con carne
  2. (Cincinnati) Cincinnati chili.

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • Ilchi, lichi

Central Huasteca Nahuatl

Noun

chili

  1. chile.

Further reading


Central Nahuatl

Alternative forms

  • (Amecameca, Cholula and Milpa Alta): chilli

Etymology

From Classical Nahuatl chilli

Noun

chili

  1. chili pepper.

Danish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -i

Noun

chili c (singular definite chilien, plural indefinite chilifrugter)

  1. chili

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowing from Spanish chili, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈ(t)ʃi.li/
  • Hyphenation: chi‧li
  • Rhymes: -ili

Noun

chili m (plural chilis)

  1. chili

Synonyms

  • chilipeper

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl

Noun

chili

  1. Alternative spelling of chilli, chili pepper.

Finnish

Noun

chili

  1. chili

Declension


Italian

Noun

chili m

  1. plural of chilo

Anagrams

  • lichi

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

chili m

  1. chili

References

  • “chili” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “chili” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

chili m

  1. chili

References

  • “chili” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Ometepec Nahuatl

Noun

chili

  1. chili pepper

Polish

Alternative forms

  • chilli

Etymology

From Spanish chili, from Classical Nahuatl chilli.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʂi.lʲi/

Noun

chili n (indeclinable)

  1. chili (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum)
  2. chili (spice)

Further reading

  • chili in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • chili in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • chile

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish chili, from Classical Nahuatl chīlli.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃi.li/

Noun

chili m (plural chilis)

  1. chili pepper (piquant fruit of Capsicum plants, especially the varieties used in Mexican cuisine)
  2. (uncountable) chili (spice made from chili peppers)
  3. (uncountable) chili; chili con carne (dish of meat, beans, tomato sauce and chili)

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃili/, [ˈt͡ʃi.li]

Noun

chili m (plural chilis)

  1. chili, chili con carne (dish)
    Synonym: chili con carne

Derived terms

  • chili con carne

Further reading

  • “chili” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Noun

chili c

  1. chili

Declension

Synonyms

  • chilipeppar

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the (dried) red pod of a Capsicum pepper used in sauces, relishes, etc..
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)