chili dog


: a hot dog topped with chili

Examples of chili dog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s known for its chili dogs, burgers, and the classic chocolate malt. Caroline Eubanks, Travel + Leisure, 11 Apr. 2024 Check out the stats on Wienerschnitzel’s #7 Crowd Pleaser combo: four chili dogs, four corn dogs and four chili cheese fries. Michael Deeds, Idaho Statesman, 27 Mar. 2024 Menu items at Caliente Grill include hot dogs, chili dogs, nachos with cheese, chili nachos, cheeseburgers, popcorn, peanuts, cookies, sodas and water. Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald, 25 Mar. 2024 But said by none other than Hammy Sammy himself: There's no better way to keep from becoming a chili dog than warm smiles on a chilly day. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 23 Mar. 2024 While the Ohio packet featured a chili dog (or coney), the Kentucky packet, on the other hand, highlighted a stack of square goetta slices topped with a fried egg. The Enquirer, 25 Jan. 2024 Naturally, there were hot dogs — Chicago-style, of course, but also chili dogs. Daniela Galarza, Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2024 In at least the fifth local production of the show since 2007, Lyric Stage is cooking up chili dogs, hamburgers and Frito pie and offering a beverage called Trash Can Punch in a souvenir cup. Manuel Mendoza, Dallas News, 7 Aug. 2023 The restaurant is open between 11 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 9:30 p.m. Dairy Kastle, a cash-only shop, serves ice cream, chili dogs, flurries, hot dogs, nachos, and tacos in a bag. Ana Rocío Álvarez Bríñez, The Courier-Journal, 15 July 2023

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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 28 May. 2024.

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chili dog

: a hot dog topped with chili
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