HyperDic: chaff

English > 3 senses of the word chaff:
NOUNsubstancechaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubblematerial consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
artifactchafffoil in thin strips
VERBcommunicationchaff, kid, jolly, josh, banterbe silly or tease one another
chaff > pronunciation
Soundschae'f
Rhymesallograph ... telegraph: 34 rhymes with aef...
English > chaff: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningmaterial consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds.
Synonymshusk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble
Narrowerbranbroken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
Broaderplant material, plant substancematerial derived from plants
Spanishbarcia, cascabillo, cáscara, gluma, paja
Catalanboll
Adjectiveschaffy, chafflikeabounding in or covered with or resembling or consisting of chaff
English > chaff: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningfoil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure.
BroaderfoilA piece of thin and flexible sheet metal
Adjectiveschaffyabounding in or covered with or resembling or consisting of chaff
English > chaff: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningBe silly or tease one another.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymskid, jolly, josh, banter
Broadertease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, rideharass with persistent criticism or carping
Spanishbromear, burlar, torear
Catalanbromejar, fer broma

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