a derog. term for a Mexican.
|Cowboy Lingo 198: To the cowboy a Mexican was a ‘greaser,’ [...] ‘chili,’ ‘chili-eater,’ or ‘bean-eater’.|
|Maledicta II:1+2 (Summer/Winter) 154: Chile Bean See Bean.|
|Runnin’ Down Some Lines 232: chili bean See bato.|
|Maledicta VII 24: One of the peppers, of course, is chili, and Mexicans have also been dubbed chili, chili bean [...] and an alliterative chili chomper.|
|Dict. of Invective (1991) 228: Chili or chili eater, a Mexican (members of the Border Patrol are sometimes known as chili chasers).|
(US) to be infuriated.
|Iron Orchard (1967) 211: Ort, I believe you got your chili up, pardner.|