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chaff

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chaff

  1. discarded or useless material there's a lot of chaff in this book, and the reader should be on the alert for it Synonyms of 1chaff chaff, deadwood, debris, dreck (also drek), dross, dust, effluvium (also effluvia), junk, litter, offal, offscouring, raffle, refuse, riffraff, rubbish, scrap, spilth, trash, truck, wasteWords Related to 1chaff crud, sewage, slop, swill, wash; detritus, remains, rubble, ruins; dump, scrap heap; lumber, odds and ends, trumpery; flotsam, jetsam, wreckage; castoff, cull, discard, hand-me-down, reject, throwaway; nothing, straw, two bitsNear Antonyms of 1chaff catch, gem, goody (or goodie), jewel, pearl, plum, prize, treasure, treasure trove, trove, valuable; booty, find, salvage


chaff

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chaff

  1. good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks I got no end of chaff about my accent when I was in the military Synonyms of 2chaff backchat, badinage, chaff, give-and-take, jesting, joshing, persiflage, raillery, reparteeWords Related to 2chaff barb, crack, dig, gag, gambit, jest, joke, laugh, pleasantry, quip, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness, richness; fooling, kidding, mocking, razzing, ribbing, ridiculing; humor, wit, wordplay; nothings; chatter, chitchat, gossip, small talk


chaff

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chaff

  1. 1 to make fun of in a good-natured way chaffed her about the brightly colored shirt she had received as a gift Synonyms of chaff tease, jive, joke, josh, kid, rally, razz, rib, ride, roastWords Related to chaff banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk (or yuck) [slang]

  2. 2 to make jokes a coworker who likes to chaff at others' expense, and this often results in hurt feelings Synonyms of chaff banter, joke, fool, fun, gag, jape, jest, jive, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk (or yuck) [slang]Words Related to chaff gibe (or jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain


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