chafed

adjective
painful from having the skin abraded
Syn: ↑galled
Similar to: ↑painful

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Chafed — Chafe Chafe (ch[=a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chafed} (ch[=a]ft); p pr. & vb. n. {Chafing}.] [OE. chaufen to warm, OF. chaufer, F. chauffer, fr. L. calefacere, calfacere, to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make. See {Caldron}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chafed — tʃeɪf n. irritation; friction, rubbing; soreness caused by rubbing v. rub against; make sore by rubbing; warm by rubbing; irritate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chafed Elbows — is a 1966 film directed by Robert Downey, Sr. A manic comic parody[1] made for $12,000,[2] Chafed Elbows was a commercial success[3] that raised the flag of the underground film scene and elevated the good cause of bad taste. Downey photographed… …   Wikipedia

  • Chafed Yarns — Weak yarn that has been rubbed till the fibres are drawn away. Overfilled bobbins, yarn on beams when drawn along the floor, shaky floors, will cause this defect …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • over-chafed — see over 27 b …   Useful english dictionary

  • chafe — /chayf/, v., chafed, chafing, n. v.t. 1. to wear or abrade by rubbing: He chafed his shoes on the rocks. 2. to make sore by rubbing: Her collar chafed her neck. 3. to irritate; annoy: The dripping of the faucet chafed her nerves. 4. to warm by… …   Universalium

  • chafe — [[t]tʃe͟ɪf[/t]] chafes, chafing, chafed 1) V ERG If your skin chafes or is chafed by something, it becomes sore as a result of something rubbing against it. [V n] The shorts were chafing my thighs, as was the T shirt my arms... [V n] She turned… …   English dictionary

  • Chafe — (ch[=a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chafed} (ch[=a]ft); p pr. & vb. n. {Chafing}.] [OE. chaufen to warm, OF. chaufer, F. chauffer, fr. L. calefacere, calfacere, to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make. See {Caldron}.] 1. To excite heat in by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chafing — Chafe Chafe (ch[=a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chafed} (ch[=a]ft); p pr. & vb. n. {Chafing}.] [OE. chaufen to warm, OF. chaufer, F. chauffer, fr. L. calefacere, calfacere, to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make. See {Caldron}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Robert Downey Sr. — Robert Downey, Sr. est un réalisateur, acteur, scénariste, producteur, directeur de la photographie et monteur américain né en 1937. Il est surtout connu en tant que réalisateur et scénariste du long métrage Putney Swope. Il est le père de Robert …   Wikipédia en Français

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