chili sauce

noun
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018

Definition of chili sauce

: a spicy sauce usually consisting of chili peppers, vinegar, salt, sugar, and spices and used especially as a condiment and in cooking; also : a milder, sweeter sauce containing similar ingredients but made primarily with tomato puree

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First Known Use of chili sauce

1843

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Definition of chili sauce for English Language Learners

  • : a spicy sauce that is made with tomatoes and hot red and green peppers


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