chum Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"chum" in British English

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chumnoun [C]

uk   us   /tʃʌm/ old-fashioned informal
a ​friend: They were ​oldschool/​college chums. [as form of address] That's all ​right by me, chum.
(Definition of chum from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chumnoun [C]

 us   /tʃʌm/ infml
a ​friend: Some of ​ourcollege chums are a little ​wild.
chummy
adjective  us   /ˈtʃʌm·i/
infml She ​tells the two of them to ​look chummy for the ​picture.
(Definition of chum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chum”
in Spanish colega…
in Vietnamese bạn thân…
in Malaysian kawan rapat…
in Thai เพื่อนสนิท…
in French copain…
in German der Kumpel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 朋友, 伙计, 伙伴…
in Turkish arkadaş, dost, ahbap…
in Russian приятель…
in Indonesian sahabat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 朋友, 夥計, 夥伴…
in Polish kumpel/a…
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