Daily Crossword Solver
Help us become the best crossword solving site by contributing your own clues and answersContribute a clue with answer(s)

Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Chafe

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Chafe as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 January 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 24 answers for the crossword clue 'Chafe', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Chafe a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Chafe as an answer itself some 66 times.

Chafe is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 14 January 2021 with the answer being RUB, we also found RUB to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Chafe', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Chafe' and give you a hint.

  • Anger produced by some annoying irritation
  • Warm by rubbing, as with the hands
  • Cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
  • Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
  • Tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
  • Feel extreme irritation or anger; "He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation"
  • Become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
  • Soreness and warmth caused by friction; "he had a nasty chafe on his knee"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

IRK
Irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"

RAG
A boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)

RUB
The act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub"

VEX
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

4 Letters

FRAY
A noisy fight

FRET
A small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch

GALL
The trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

NARK
A lawman concerned with narcotics violations

RILE
Make turbid by stirring up the sediments of

5 Letters

ANNOY
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

DEVIL
A word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say"

GETAT
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

GETTO
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

SCUFF Howard
The act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)

6 Letters

ABRADE
Wear away

BOTHER
Make confused or perplexed or puzzled

GRAVEL
Rock fragments and pebbles

NETTLE
Any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)

RUBRAW

7 Letters

SCRATCH
(golf) a handicap of zero strokes; "a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course"

8 Letters

IRRITATE
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

VEXATION
The act of troubling or annoying someone

9 Letters

ANNOYANCE
The act of troubling or annoying someone

EXCORIATE
Express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"

Contribute an answer

We do our best to have all the answers for Chafe . If you have an answer not listed above please take a moment to contribute it to help others.

Contribute Answer

Help Requests

Can't find the answer you are looking for? post a help request and let our community help you.

Stuck on a clue and can't find your answer on our site?

Post a Help Request

Quick Links

Contributors

Howard

© 2021 Privacy Policy
Feedback