Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[theme[inanimate]] CHAFE (NP2[patient[concrete]]) NP1[agent[animate]] CHAFE NP2[patient[concrete]] (example 3)
Make sure your dress isn't beaded under your arms or it will chafe.
Her rings chafed her skin.
He chafed his hands before the fire.
Dom hated wearing jockstraps because of how much they chafed.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4, 5, 6
Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[stimulus] CHAFE NP2[experiencer]
NOTE: This is a metaphorical subsense of sense 1.
The new guy really chafes me the wrong way.
The constant buzzing of the flies chafed at everyone in the party.
The teasing chafed his younger brother Gangguan.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3