EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHAFF
He collected what he wanted grain by grain from bushels of chaff.
When I had emptied myself of my chaff, I perceived that the time had come.
All this was only chaff and fun, for all the fairies were in good humor.
A cry of surprise was raised, and drowned in a volley of ribald inquiry and chaff.
Geoff had to stand some chaff from his friends on the subject of the "darkey," of course.
However, the chaff continued all the time that the mutton was being eaten.
Chaff the Mayor and the Council until they call a meeting and hang themselves.
And he had been as stubble before the wind—as chaff that the storm carrieth away!
It is clear the chaff will at once fall into the chaff-receiver.
Then it is more than likely the chaff will fall upon the corn.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR CHAFF
- laugh at
- make a fool of
- make a game of
- make a laughing-stock
- make fun of
- poke fun at
- pull one's leg
- put down
- rail at
- run down
- send up
- show up