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Definition of "chafed" [chafed]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of chafe. (verb)

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Use "chafed" in a sentence
  • "In 1882, Mark Twain chafed at the expense of sending large manuscripts through the mail, a hardship remedied these days by digital files."
  • "He fiercely fought for his artistic freedom, creating the so-called "outlaw" movement - a term he chafed under - that would eventually envelop artists like Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson."
  • "Once in the Justice Department, she proved an able cog in the Bush administration's political machine, meeting with Republican activists in 2006 to help plot the firing of New Mexico's prestigious US Attorney David Iglesias, a fellow Republican who "chafed" against administration initiatives."