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

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be silly or tease one another

References in periodicals archive ?
Sorting the wheat from the chaff isn't easy, but it has got to be fair - and it is necessary in the present economic climate.
Sorting the wheat from the chaff in the other Newbury handicaps looks very tricky.
The thong showing over the pants was the perfect indicator for sorting the wheat from the chaff, or rather, the chaffed.
So after sorting the wheat from the chaff, you do get to appreciate the differences like a fine wine.