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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. chafe: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. chafe: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. chafe: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. chafe: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. chafe: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. chafe: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Chafe, chafe: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. chafe: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. chafe: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. chafe: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. chafe: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. chafe: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. chafe: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. chafe: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. chafe: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. chafe: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Chafe (crater), Chafe: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Chafe: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. chafe: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. chafe: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. chafe: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. chafe: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. chafe: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. chafe: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. chafe: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. chafe: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. chafe: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. chafe: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. chafe: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. chafe: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. chafe: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. CHAFE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. chafe: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Chafe: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. chafe: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (chafe)

noun:  soreness and warmth caused by friction ("He had a nasty chafe on his knee")
noun:  anger produced by some annoying irritation
verb:  become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
verb:  warm by rubbing, as with the hands
verb:  tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading ("This leash chafes the dog's neck")
verb:  feel extreme irritation or anger
verb:  cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
verb:  cause friction
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #86879)

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