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chaffing

noun as in persiflage

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Example Sentences

This has triggered some natural chaffing, most recently from my colleague, David Frum: What are your thoughts?

They took their chaffing as good fellows and comrades are bound to do, only vowing inwardly to bide their time for revenge.

He fell into a chaffing way with his children and laughed heartily at Marian's forwardness.

His chaffing way reminded her of Dr. Wandless, who often struck a similar note in their encounters.

"A yarn put about while you were away—the boy's only chaffing you," Tap put in.

His mother and sister chaffing him on receiving tender messages from the fair artiste, he laughingly produced it.

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On this page you'll find 539 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chaffing, such as: arrogant, caustic, incongruous, mocking, paradoxical, and ridiculous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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