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chafe

chafe

chafe - Dictionary definition and meaning for word chafe

Definition
(noun) soreness and warmth caused by friction
Example Sentence
  • he had a nasty chafe on his knee

Definition
(noun) anger produced by some annoying irritation
Synonyms : annoyance , vexation

Definition
(verb) become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
Synonyms : fret , gall

Definition
(verb) feel extreme irritation or anger
Example Sentence
  • He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation

Definition
(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
Synonyms : annoy , bother , devil , get at , get to , gravel , irritate , nark , nettle , rag , rile , vex
Example Sentence
  • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Definition
(verb) tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
Synonyms : excoriate
Example Sentence
  • This leash chafes the dog's neck

Definition
(verb) cause friction
Synonyms : fray , fret , rub , scratch
Example Sentence
  • my sweater scratches

Definition
(verb) warm by rubbing, as with the hands
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for chafe

the word resembles cafe- cafe is a place where u can see lovers rubbing each others hands, to make things warm and sore..lol..
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by sriharisharma

sounds like cafe....cafe is always hot..and if its in a china cup it gets hotter by rubbing.
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by srnayak17

pronounced as cheyf whch rhymes with kaif....mohammad CHAFE (kaif) always keeps is hand WARM BY RUBBING against each other
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by imajeeth

chei rub chesthey hot avthunthi
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by sasi_711

CHAFF GRANADE U NEED TO RUB IT & PULL ITS STRING TO MAKE IT HOT & THEN U THROW IT >>> CHAFE
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