chum

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1 chum /ˈtʃʌm/ noun
plural chums
1 chum
/ˈtʃʌm/
noun
plural chums
Learner's definition of CHUM
[count] informal + old-fashioned
: a close friend
compare 3chum
2 chum /ˈtʃʌm/ verb
chums; chummed; chumming
2 chum
/ˈtʃʌm/
verb
chums; chummed; chumming
Learner's definition of CHUM
[no object] chiefly US, informal
: to spend time with someone as a friend usually + around

chum up

[phrasal verb] British, informal
: to become friendly often + to
compare 4chum
3 chum /ˈtʃʌm/ noun
3 chum
/ˈtʃʌm/
noun
Learner's definition of CHUM
[noncount]
: pieces of fish thrown off a boat as bait to attract other fish
compare 1chum
4 chum /ˈtʃʌm/ verb
chums; chummed; chumming
4 chum
/ˈtʃʌm/
verb
chums; chummed; chumming
Learner's definition of CHUM
[no object] US
: to throw pieces of fish off a boat as bait to attract other fish often + for
compare 2chum
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