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adj. chum·mi·er, chum·mi·est
Intimate; friendly.

chum′mi·ly adv.
chum′mi·ness n.
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Noun1.chumminess - the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability
sociability, sociableness - the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows


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The old jokes and laughter and chumminess of common things could not reach her over it.
This chumminess will never catch on at a conference.
Don't assume that fraud and chumminess with big business in finance can be solved by more government control.
And there's an insidery chumminess between host and guest that can be grating.
Viewing the show again after a decade, we can intuit that Trump's unique 'hook' as host, and now his country's commander in chief, is his unique combination of 'just folks' chumminess and absolute autocratic power.
4) It offers a meaningful response to Duncan Kennedy's seminal criticism of law school's "[t]radeschool mentality, [] endless attention to trees at the expense of forests, [and] alternating grimness and chumminess of focus on the limited task at hand[.
They may well get along but man-toman chumminess and Trump's scepticism about NATO could encourage Putin's worst instincts.
But Conason refuses to see any downside to all this chumminess, either in terms of its potential for corruption (debatable) or its psychological effect on both Clintons (fascinating to mull).
Attending a Trudeau presser, the paper reported that a thick cloud of chumminess made it impossible to challenge the PM's shortcomings on policy issues related to British Columbia.
No doubt, some of you share my dissents about lows in the Clinton record --the 2002 pro-war vote, favoring the death penalty, chumminess with the Wall Street moneyed--but none of those negatives should tank the positives, whether her political views or personal graces.
Perhaps it was just good media training and an impressive equanimity in the face of a gauntlet of interviews ranging from the ferocious probing of Radio 4 to the faux chumminess of Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain followed by the aggressive insistence of Victoria Derbyshire back on the BBC.
It's not the first time the hosts' chumminess with their interview subjects preceded a high-profile sitdown: Last fall, the pair took a trip down to Palm Springs, Florida, to schmooze with the Koch brothers, later (http://www.