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How to use chaffing in a sentence

They took their chaffing as good fellows and comrades are bound to do, only vowing inwardly to bide their time for revenge.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
He fell into a chaffing way with his children and laughed heartily at Marian's forwardness.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
His chaffing way reminded her of Dr. Wandless, who often struck a similar note in their encounters.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
"A yarn put about while you were away—the boy's only chaffing you," Tap put in.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
His mother and sister chaffing him on receiving tender messages from the fair artiste, he laughingly produced it.
THE MYSTERIES OF MONTREALCHARLOTTE FUHRER
He took his seat comfortably in the familiar chair, and lit his cigar while chaffing her.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARINGJOHN TALBOT SMITH
When Mr. Benedict came forth from the little cabin, and found Jim chaffing and petting his boy, he was much embarrassed.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
He went abroad without a word to Adela, but in his beautiful little hand he took a chaffing leave of Beatrice.
THE MARRIAGESHENRY JAMES
It's like poking lions in cages with raw meat, afore you get a chaffing-match out o' them.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
It was all delicate, delicious chaffing which showed Howells at his very best—all too short for his listeners.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHAFFING

  • asteism
  • badinage
  • banter
  • chaffing
  • derision
  • fun
  • irony
  • jesting
  • joking
  • kidding
  • lampoonery
  • mockery
  • parody
  • persiflage
  • play
  • pleasantry
  • razzing
  • ridicule
  • roasting
  • satire
  • sport
  • teasing
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