chummier

chummier
'chum·my || 'tʃʌmɪ adj. friendly, sociable (Slang)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • chummy — adjective (chummier; est) Date: 1884 quite friendly • chummily adverb • chumminess noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chummy — chummily, adv. chumminess, n. /chum ee/, adj., chummier, chummiest. Informal. friendly; intimate; sociable. [1825 35; CHUM1 + Y1] Syn. close, devoted, familiar, congenial. * * * …   Universalium

  • chummy — [[t]tʃʌ̱mi[/t]] chummier, chummiest ADJ GRADED If people or social events are chummy, they are pleasant and friendly. [INFORMAL, OLD FASHIONED] Following the performances there were chummy gatherings in the drawing room. Syn: friendly …   English dictionary

  • chummy — UK [ˈtʃʌmɪ] / US adjective Word forms chummy : adjective chummy comparative chummier superlative chummiest informal old fashioned chummy people are friendly with each other, especially in a way that stops other people from joining the group get… …   English dictionary

  • chummy — /ˈtʃʌmi/ (say chumee) adjective (chummier, chummiest) intimate; sociable. {chum1 + m + y1} –chummily, adverb …  

  • chummy — [chum′ē] adj. chummier, chummiest Informal like a chum; intimate; friendly chummily adv. chumminess n …   English World dictionary

  • chum — 1. n. & v. n. colloq. (esp. among schoolchildren) a close friend. v.intr. (often foll. by with) share rooms. Phrases and idioms: chum up (often foll. by with) become a close friend (of). Derivatives: chummy adj. (chummier, chummiest). chummily… …   Useful english dictionary

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