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.
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chummy

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

(ˈtʃʌm i)

adj. -mi•er, -mi•est.
friendly; intimate; sociable.
[1825–35]
chum′mi•ly, adv.
chum′mi•ness, n.
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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"
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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.
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chummy

adjective
Very closely associated:
Informal: thick.
Slang: tight.
Idiom: hand in glove with.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chummy

adj (+er) (inf)kameradschaftlich; to be chummy with somebodymit jdm sehr dicke sein (inf); to get chummy with somebodysich mit jdm anfreunden
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

chummy

[ˈtʃʌmɪ] adj (fam) to be chummy (with)essere grande amico/a (di)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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.
"'"Hullo, chummy!" said he, "what's your name, and what are you here for?"
"Over the past three years," he thunders, Rivera "served at the pleasure of a racist president, taken part in thinly veiled propaganda on behalf of a far-right government in Israel, and gotten chummy with outright bigots and apocalyptic loons.
How would you handle it if your girlfriend is still chummy with her ex-boyfriend?
Scottish National Party's Tommy Sheppard said it was "inexcusable" governments continued to make "chummy appointments" .
They will also have the choice of four burgers: Chicky Chummy, Fish Chummy, Beefy Chummy and Peri Chummy.
The Frog Lady brought in reptiles and amphibians named Diesel, Chummy, Chester and Jabba the Hutt as Woodland Primary School students excitedly watched them eat bugs and crawl on a white eraser board.