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Definition 1: foil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure - [noun denoting artifact]

(chaff is a kind of ...) a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal

"the photographic film was wrapped in foil"

Definition 2: material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for chaff in the sense of this definition

(chaff is a kind of ...) material derived from plants

(... is a kind of chaff ) broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting

Definition 3: be silly or tease one another - [verb of communication]

Samples where chaff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • After we relaxed, we just kidded around

Synonyms for chaff in the sense of this definition

(chaff is a kind of ...) harass with persistent criticism or carping

"The children teased the new teacher" "Don't ride me so hard over my failure" "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

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