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chaffing (adj) joking; jovial.

When you have the tendency of joking in a friendly manner about your associates and friends, you are chaffing type. Chaffing persons are jovial and make jokes about others in a friendly and good-natured manner. They have a sense of humor and are good for company. They can, however, be annoying also, if they make jokes even when the situation is serious.

  • There is not a dull moment when Tom is around. Of a chaffing nature, he has some joke or the other at everyone in the company, though at times, his jokes can be offensive.
  • Chaffing Charlie has no sense of time and place, as he makes jokes in and out of turn even on serious occasions.
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