chummy


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Related to chummy: fraught, profusely, requisite, relentlessly

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 classic literature ?
They loitered through it in a pleasant chummy silence, neither caring to talk.
Chummy, the chimney-purifier, who had swept the last three families, tried to coax the butler and the boy under him, whose duty it was to go out covered with buttons and with stripes down his trousers, for the protection of Mrs.
There's nobody I feel chummy with except you, and you know how little we've chummed--once a week, if it didn't rain, on Sunday.
Why, he had only to keep the conversation in this chummy vein for a little while longer and she would give him the run of the house.
He gave us the required assurance, and we thanked him, but he still hung about, and seemed to be dissatisfied, so we asked him if there was anything further that we could do for him; and Harris, who is of a chummy disposition, offered him a bit of bread and jam.
It is an unprecedented thing, I take it, for a captain to be chummy with the cook; but this is certainly what Wolf Larsen is doing.
An assembly of chummy groups intermixed with individual persons does not manifest much unity But an assembly where all persons are greeted with respect and a certain decorum that honors the guest precisely as guest and not necessarily "just like us" is an assembly with a profound understanding of baptismal unity
We're thrilled to be once again featuring Miranda Hart and her fabulous blend of warmth, strength and vulnerability as Chummy gets to grips with the medical and social challenges of the 1960s," they trumpeted.
xx" The 43-year-old quit the show due to work commitments, with Chummy being sent to a mother and baby unit to explain her absence - though the show's producers said she was returning for series six.
She said: "I'm very sad not to have been able to be involved in series five but, on the plus side, maybe Chummy can come back in the next series as an enlightened, crazed 60s hippy, having an affair with Paul McCartney.
Revisit our Paid to Prosecute project, a six-month Texas Tribune/Austin American-Statesman investigation that revealed a chummy and unusual financial arrangement between Texas Mutual Insurance and the Travis County DA's office.
Then Chummy falls asleep with a time-bomb ticking away.