chummy

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chum·my

 (chŭm′ē)
adj. chum·mi·er, chum·mi·est
Intimate; friendly.

chum′mi·ly adv.
chum′mi·ness n.

chummy

(ˈtʃʌmɪ)
adj, -mier or -miest
informal friendly
ˈchummily adv
ˈchumminess n

chum•my

(ˈtʃʌm i)

adj. -mi•er, -mi•est.
friendly; intimate; sociable.
[1825–35]
chum′mi•ly, adv.
chum′mi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chummy - (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or palschummy - (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
friendly - characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"
2.chummy - (used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
close - close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"

chummy

adjective (Informal) friendly, close, thick (informal), pally (informal), intimate, affectionate, buddy-buddy (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), palsy-walsy (informal), matey or maty (Brit. informal) You two seem to be very chummy all of a sudden.

chummy

adjective
Very closely associated:
Informal: thick.
Slang: tight.
Idiom: hand in glove with.
Translations

chummy

[ˈtʃʌmɪ] ADJ (chummier (compar) (chummiest (superl))) → muy amigo
they're very chummyson muy amigos
he's very chummy with the bosses muy amigo del jefe
he got chummy with the bossse hizo amigo del jefe

chummy

adj (+er) (inf)kameradschaftlich; to be chummy with somebodymit jdm sehr dicke sein (inf); to get chummy with somebodysich mit jdm anfreunden

chummy

[ˈtʃʌmɪ] adj (fam) to be chummy (with)essere grande amico/a (di)
References in periodicals archive ?
Hiking through cornfields hours later in northwest Iowa, a wisecracking Cruz was a bit chummier with his friends in the Fourth Estate.
Mona Louise, on the other hand, said she is chummier with co-stars of her age.
I''m sure we are pretty pleasant - a lot nicer than most Londoners, for example - but even if friendliness were in some way quantifiable, I doubt we could really say we were so much chummier than, say, the people of Edinburgh or Sydney or New York.