English to Spanish

chafe

Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
chafe(
cheyf
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to abrade)
a. rozar
A cotton T-shirt keeps me warm, but it chafes my nipples.Una camiseta de algodón me mantiene calientito, pero me roza los pezones.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to be abraded)
a. raspar
I can't stand wearing this suit. The collar chafes at the neck.No aguanto llevar este traje, el cuello raspa.
b. rozar
I love my new shoes, but they chafe.Me encantan mis zapatos nuevos, pero rozan.
3. (to get frustrated)
a. irritarse
My grandfather chafed at the overt homosexuality of the gay couple who live next door to me.Mi abuelo se irritó ante la homosexualidad manifiesta de la pareja gay que vive en la casa de al lado.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
chafe
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (rub)
a. rozar, hacer rozadura en
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (rub)
a. rozar, hacer rozadura
3. (fig)
a.
to chafe at or against somethingsentirse irritado(a) por algo
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
chafe [tʃeɪf]
transitive verb
1 (rub against) [+skin etc] rozar; raspar
2 (warm) calentar frotando
intransitive verb
1 (become sore) irritar
to chafe against sth rozar or raspar algo
2 impacientarse or irritarse;at por
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examples
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate chafe using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Conjugations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
Fun and interactive
Easy to use
Highly effective
Works on any device
la docencia
Hear an audio pronunciation
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS