chaffing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

chaffing

  1. Present participle of chaff.

Noun[edit]

chaffing (plural chaffings)

  1. The act by which somebody is chaffed; a teasing.
    • 1883, Edward Payson Roe, His Sombre Rivals
      Grace had made Graham laugh many a time by her inimitable descriptions of the quaint tilts and chaffings of these graybeards, as each urged the views of his favorite journals []