Idioms about chafe
Origin of chafe
OTHER WORDS FROM chafenon·chaf·ing, adjectiveo·ver·chafe, verb, o·ver·chafed, o·ver·chaf·ing.un·chafed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH chafechafe , chaff
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How to use chafe in a sentence
Which is a reason why so many of these designers chafe at the term “unisex” or “postgender.”Clothes Aren’t for Men or Women Anymore. They’re Just for People.|Raquel Laneri|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some people may simply find ways to sever their awkward ties that chafe.Income Inequality Within Families is Emerging as a Major Issue|Janna Malamud Smith|January 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it does chafe to be arrested by language cops when you are in fact driving in the right lane.
I miss the strife His shrunken staff, his hungry wife Inflame chafe!
“Clinton was even more bizarre, because of his lack of discipline,” Chafe said.
He hurried to the Hotel d'Ettres; but the scenes of careless gaiety he saw there, seemed only to chafe his mind.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Turner being in a great chafe, about being disappointed of a room to stand in at the Coronacion.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
There was a pitcher of water handy, and I sprinkled her face and began to chafe her cold hands.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris
Planks, secured to the rail by lines, were then run down to bear the chafe.Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
It is surely better to submit cheerfully to a hard lot, than to chafe and fret one's life away at what can not be helped.