[n] anger produced by some annoying irritation
[n] soreness and warmth caused by friction; "he had a nasty chafe on his knee"
[v] warm by rubbing, as with the hands
[v] cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
[v] tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
[v] cause annoyance in; disturb, esp. by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
[v] feel extreme irritation or anger; "He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation"
[v] become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
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annoy, annoyance, bother, devil, excoriate, fray, fret, fret, gall, get at, get to, gravel, irritate, nark, nettle, rag, rile, rub, scratch, vex, vexation
ablate, ablation, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, afflict, aggravate, agonize, ail, annoy, arouse, attrition, bark, be livid, be pissed, bite, blemish, bloody, bluster, boil, bother, break, bristle, browned off, bruise, buffing, burn, burn to, burnish