What Does CHILE Mean?

CHILE is an Expression of Shock, Relief, or Humor. Here is more information about the definition of CHILE, with examples of use.

CHILE (pronounced the same as "child" without the letter "d") is a slang term used to express shock, relief, or humor. It is often used dismissively, in response to an inappropriate comment or exaggeration. For example:
  • Toni: I am never, ever, ever going to speak to you again!
  • Jo: Whoa, CHILE! I only told you the truth.
  • Sam: I got so hammered on Friday night, I had a hangover until Sunday afternoon.
  • Lee: Whoa, CHILE. Your mom's gonna cut your allowance if she hears you've been spending the whole five bucks on beer.
  • Ali: I think I love you.
  • Lol: CHILE anyways, I think there's somewhere else I need to be right now.
The term CHILE has been used in the Black community in the US for many years. It's popularity soared in early 2020, when it was used by rapper Nicki Minaj in an Instagram live feed to dismiss an inappropriate comment:

Um Chile Anyways

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Summary of Key Points

"Expression of Shock, Relief, or Humor" is the most common definition for CHILE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Expression of Shock, Relief, or Humor
Type:Word (Slang)
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


An Academic Look at CHILE

CHILE is a slang word. Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users.

Example of CHILE Used in a Text


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