chili dog


: a hot dog topped with chili

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web His prices are right on, though: $2.50 for a hot dog, $3 for a chili dog and $4 for Polish Boys and Italian sausages. Marc Bona, cleveland, 8 Oct. 2022 It was founded in 1917 by Gust Keros, a Greek immigrant, who created the famous chili dog. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 22 Sep. 2022 Go for the barbecue, stay for: the big ass brisket chili dog, which makes surprise appearances as a special from time to time. Megha Mcswain, Chron, 18 May 2022 Keros was the son of Gust Keros, a Greek immigrant, who created the famous chili dog and founded American Coney Island on Lafayette in 1917. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 6 Jan. 2022 Wienerschnitzel: Get a free chili dog, small fries and a small Pepsi when showing military identification or wearing your military uniform to any participating Wienerschnitzel location. Dave Quinn,, 11 Nov. 2021 Bring a dog or just hang out with adoptable pups: the program features beer and chili dog specials for humans and puppuccinos for dogs, plus live music from singer-guitarist Rosebud Ireland and Fifteen Strings. Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2017 Created and named after Ten Bells Tavern’s original chef Carlos Mancera, the chili dog is topped with melted cheese, chopped red onion and chives. Destine Gibson, Dallas News, 20 July 2021 The nemesis of the faster than light, chili dog-eating hedgehog is Doctor Robotnick who would be about 80 years old this year. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 11 Mar. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chili dog was in 1948

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“Chili dog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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chili dog

: a hot dog topped with chili
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