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Definition of "chafing" [chaf•ing]

  • Present participle of chafe. (verb)
  • The act by which something is chafed. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chafing" in a sentence
  • "This chafing is bound to act and react, producing divers evils and leading to various misfortunes."
  • "My neck muscles have only grown a bit sore from blowing my nose and the chafing from the rough toilet paper is already starting to heal."
  • "I struggled as best I could, but soon I too was bound in chafing rope and hauled up on deck."