[ UK /t‍ʃˈæf/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃæf/ ]
  1. be silly or tease one another
    After we relaxed, we just kidded around
  1. foil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure
  2. material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
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How To Use chaff In A Sentence

  • To further clarify: I used my flame-thrower to repel representative Jason Chaffetz when I ran into him at the local Orem, UT Rudfuckers. Stuff We Did This Weekend
  • Room is left for the ‘higgling of the market’, but, for Proudhon, this is no metaphor; he really means the higgling of the market, the chaffering in the village square between the man selling a cow and the man selling fodder.
  • In another group of bushes I found a chiffchaff hopping around.
  • Pasgen allowed himself to be divested of three of the amulets he had marked because to fail to chaffer would also mark him as unusual; however, he was growing impatient and finally made as if to throw down the amulets he was holding and walk away. Ill Met By Moonlight
  • There is no wheat without chaff
  • The U. S. State Department last week was chaffering with the French government on this matter.
  • A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. George Eliot 
  • He thrust his hand into the stack of chaff up to the elbow without feeling a thing.
  • When he had prepared twenty or more of those pieces of poisoned tallow, he put them in what he called a fox bed, of oat chaff, behind that old barn. A Busy Year at the Old Squire's
  • Do you have a Horwood Bagshaw chaff-cutter with screw bagger fitted please?
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