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 ?
The caught-on-camera sight of former chief whip Gavin Williamson, he of the tarantula spider on the desk reputation, sidling chummily up to newbie MP and potential rebel Paul Masterton just before the vote was enough to make the blood freeze.
There are photos of them posing chummily together, grinning.
That habit of referring to Deakin chummily as "Roger" somewhat grates, but it emphasizes the author's sense of intimate connection with the mind behind Waterlog.
The final page of the story is devoted to this postcard, which is chummily addressed "to you
Cameron, believing he's on firstname terms with him, gabs away all chummily - but the butcher just stares at the floor.
All of his singing partners are no longer with us, but Barry's cabaretstyle theatricality sells the illusion of chummily interacting with Andy Williams ("Moon River"), Louis Armstrong ("What A Wonderful World"), Dusty Springfield ("The Look of Love"), Frankie Lymon ("Goody Goody"), Mama Cass ("Dream A Little Dream") and the riotous Jimmy Durante ("The Song's Gotta Come from The Heart").
Far better to waste your time socialising and drinking chummily than having a row.