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CHUMMY (chummier, chummiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chummy mean? 

CHUMMY (adjective)
  The adjective CHUMMY has 2 senses:

1. (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals
2. (used informally) associated on close terms

  Familiarity information: CHUMMY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHUMMY (adjective)


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Meaning:

(used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals

Synonyms:

chummy; matey; pally; palsy-walsy

Similar:

friendly (characteristic of or befitting a friend)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


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Meaning:

(used informally) associated on close terms

Synonyms:

buddy-buddy; chummy; thick

Context examples:

a close friend / the bartender was chummy with the regular customers / the two were thick as thieves for months

Similar:

close (close in relevance or relationship)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


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