Definition of Chummy

1. Adjective. (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals.

Exact synonyms: Matey, Pally, Palsy-walsy
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Friendly
Derivative terms: Chum, Chumminess, Mate



2. Adjective. (used informally) associated on close terms. "The two were thick as thieves for months"
Exact synonyms: Buddy-buddy, Thick
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Close
Derivative terms: Chum, Chumminess

Definition of Chummy

1. Adjective. friendly; on, or trying to be on, intimate terms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chummy

1. friendly [adj -MIER, -MIEST] : CHUMMILY [adv] - See also: friendly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chummy

chumbuckets
chumley
chumleys
chummage
chummages
chummed
chummeries
chummery
chummier
chummies
chummiest
chummily
chumminess
chumminesses
chumming
chummy (current term)
chump
chump-change
chump change
chump chop
chump chops
chumped
chumpier
chumpiest
chumping
chumps
chumpy
chums
chumship
chumships

Literary usage of Chummy

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1. Textbook of Applied Aeronautic Engineering by Henry Woodhouse (1920)
"It is powered with two motorcycle engines. Its size can be estimated by comparison with the seaplane above it. The Gallaudet EL 2 " chummy ..."

2. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"Chimney was constantly pronounced chummy, as is shown both in the NED aud the EDD, sv chummy ... The NED explains this chummy as being formed from chum, ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"When I was at Pentonville, a man in the >ame ward, who had got rather chummy with hi s warder! asked him to post a letter to his friends m Manchester. ..."

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