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Meaning of CHUM

Pronunciation:  chum

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

CHUM is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: brother, buddy, crony, pal, sidekick
 See Also: cobber, friend



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Chum\, n. [Perh. a contraction fr. comrade or chamber
    fellow: cf. also AS. cuma a comer, guest.]
    A roommate, especially in a college or university; an old and
    intimate friend.
  2. \Chum\, v. i. [imp. p. p. {Chummed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To occupy a chamber with another; as, to chum together at
    college. [U. S.]
  3. \Chum\, n.
    Chopped pieces of fish used as bait. [U. S.]
  4. \Chum\, n.
    {New chum}, a recent immigrant. [Australia] Chupatty
Thesaurus Terms
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