how to pronounce chafe

/ˈtʃɛɪf/

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chafe is pronounced in one syllable

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tʃɛɪf

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meanings of chafe

verb:

  1. To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to stimulate and make warm.
  2. To fret and wear by rubbing.
  3. To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction.
  4. To be worn by rubbing.
  5. To excite passion or anger in; to fret; to irritate.
  6. To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.

noun:

  1. Heat excited by friction.
  2. Vexation; irritation of mind; rage.
  3. Injury or wear caused by friction.
  4. An expression of opinionated conflict.

words with pronunciation similar to chafe

chainchasechimeashametrayshametreyshapetametrain

words that rhyme with chafe

safeunsafestrafewaif

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