1. chafing

noun. ['ˈtʃeɪfɪŋ'] soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction.


  • rawness
  • soreness
  • intertrigo


  • completeness
  • experience

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Words that Rhyme with Chafing

  • strafing
  • safing

Example sentences of the word chafing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Space the burners on the sheet pan so each is centered under half of the chafing dish.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Keep chafing and cracking skin at bay with paw balms and hot spot moisturizers.

Quotes containing the word chafing

1. I am tired, Beloved, of chafing my heart againstThe want of you;Of squeezing it into little inkdrops,And posting it.
- Amy Lowell