The glumes or husks of grains and grasses separated from the seed by threshing and winnowing, etc.
Anything of a comparatively light and worthless character; the refuse part of anything.
Straw or hay cut up fine for the food of cattle.
Light jesting talk; banter; raillery.
The scales or bracts on the receptacle, which subtend each flower in the heads of many Compositae, as the sunflower.
|Chaff (v. i.)|
To use light, idle language by way of fun or ridicule; to banter.
|Chaff (v. t.)|
To make fun of; to turn into ridicule by addressing in ironical or bantering language; to quiz.
Protective casings of the seeds of cereal grain
Short story by Greg Egan
Stubble, Stalk, Husk, Straw, Shuck
Jolly, Kid, Banter, Josh
|CHAFF (Acronym / Abbreviation)|
Change of Address System
Braff, Calf, Chaff, Fraph, Gaf, Gaff, Gaffe, Graef, Graefe, Graeff, Graf, Graff, Graph, Haff, Half, Laff, Laugh, Naff, Paff, Pfaff, Raf, Raff, Scaff, Schaff, Shaff, Skaff, Staff, Taff, Taffe, Yaffe
Assaf, Behalf, Giraffe, Sielaff
Chaff in Spanish is Paja