chile

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish. A variant of chili, chilli; see that entry for more information.

Noun[edit]

chile (plural chiles)

  1. (US, regional) Alternative form of chili (a chili pepper).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Spelling representing a pronunciation of child.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chile (plural chillun or chirren)

  1. (US, dialect, South, African American Vernacular) child

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

chile m (plural chiles)

  1. Alternative form of chili

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl chīlli (pepper).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chile m (plural chiles)

  1. chili, chilli, chile
  2. (vulgar, Mexico) penis, cock

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