Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chaff

2 senses of chaff

Sense 1
chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble -- (material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds)
       => plant material, plant substance -- (material derived from plants)

Sense 2
chaff -- (foil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure)
       => foil -- (a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal; "the photographic film was wrapped in foil")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb chaff

1 sense of chaff

Sense 1
kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter -- (be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around")
       => tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride -- (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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