- consisting of, covered with, or resembling chaff.
Origin of chaffy
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Examples from the Web for chaffy
Eight to twenty inches high, with stalks not jointed, chaffy when young.How to Know the Ferns
Frances Theodora Parsons
Perianth not glumaceous or chaffy; flowers not in dense heads.
Simple ferns with stipes articulated to the creeping rootstocks, which are covered with brown, chaffy scales.The Fern Lover's Companion
George Henry Tilton
It went to my heart to oppose her in any wish; and also this kind of chaffy opposition might pain her.The Lady of the Shroud
The brown fruiting heads are conical, chaffy, stiff and wiry.Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants
A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding