tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
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
anger produced by some annoying irritation
soreness and warmth caused by friction; "he had a nasty chafe on his knee"
tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story"
disentangle; "can you unravel the mystery?"
a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"
French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)
a state of disorder involving group violence
take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot; "Students were rioting everywhere in 1968"
a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
a public act of violence by an unruly mob
a joke that seems extremely funny
engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking; "They were out carousing last night"
deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth"
last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile"
a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
impairment resulting from long use; "the tires showed uneven wear"
have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way"
have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day"
exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or