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 ?
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.
They loitered through it in a pleasant chummy silence, neither caring to talk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CALL the Midwife is to be bittersweet for fans next series as Miranda Hart's loveable Chummy will not appear.
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.
There's a dog in America called Chummy," she "It wears a nurse's outfit, the back of its owners car and on her rounds.
All this sounds like democracy to me, without doubt a far more democratic process than the closed, chummy world of the executive boardroom.