chaff

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Synonyms for chaff

Synonyms for chaff

to tease or mock good-humoredly

good-natured teasing

Synonyms for chaff

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

foil in thin strips

Related Words

be silly or tease one another

References in classic literature ?
You may possibly remember that you chaffed me a little, some hours ago, when the sun seemed on your side of the hedge, so you must not grudge me a little pomp and ceremony now.
He praised the cooking, chaffed the servants to their infinite disgust, and continually urged his wife and daughter to keep pace with him in his onslaught upon the various dishes which were placed before him.
Coulson, having waved his hand to a few acquaintances and chaffed the Spanish dancing girls in their own language,--not a little to his companion's astonishment,--at last turned to business.
They were rather shamefaced when they put in an appearance, and Charley chaffed them unmercifully.
Tom laughed, and drew Polly closer as the crowd pressed, saying, with mock tenderness: "Did n't she like to be chaffed about her sweethearts?