"chum" Definition

  1. an intimate acquaintance. A recognised term, but in such frequent use with slangists that it almost demands a place here. Stated to be from the _Anglo-Saxon_, CUMA, a guest.
  2. to occupy a joint lodging with another person. _Latin_, CUM.

More About chum

Position in the dictionary: 647 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: chumming-up, chummy, chump, chunk, church a yack, churchwarden, cinder, circumbendibus, clack-box, claggum
Previous words in the dictionary: chull, chuff it, chucks!, chuckle-head, chuck up, chuck in, chuck a stall, chuck a jolly, chuck, chubby

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