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1. chafe

verb. ['ˈtʃeɪf'] become or make sore by or as if by rubbing.

Synonyms

Etymology

  • chaufen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaufer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Chafe

  • unsafe
  • strafe
  • lataif
  • scaife
  • grafe
  • waif
  • safe
  • raiff
  • rafe

How do you pronounce chafe?

Pronounce chafe as ʧeɪf.

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2. chafe

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪf'] anger produced by some annoying irritation.

Etymology

  • chaufen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaufer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. chafe

verb. ['ˈtʃeɪf'] feel extreme irritation or anger.

Etymology

  • chaufen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaufer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. chafe

verb. ['ˈtʃeɪf'] cause friction.

Etymology

  • chaufen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaufer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. chafe

verb. ['ˈtʃeɪf'] tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading.

Etymology

  • chaufen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaufer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. chafe

verb. ['ˈtʃeɪf'] warm by rubbing, as with the hands.

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Etymology

  • chaufen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaufer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. chafe

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪf'] soreness and warmth caused by friction.

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Etymology

  • chaufen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chaufer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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