chum


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  • noun

Synonyms for chum

Synonyms for chum

a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

one who shares interests or activities with another

Synonyms for chum

a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish

Related Words

a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back

References in classic literature ?
No money to get back; a hungry chum in London who would begin to think he had been given the go-by.
My chum sees the paper this morning, and says he to me: 'Go on, Harry: loving parent.
She had elected to have no girl chum for the reason that no satisfactory girl had appeared.
The others are better off and needn't go abroad for chums if they don't like.
Thus it happened to me; for had I boldly broke open his escritore, I had, perhaps, escaped even his suspicion; but as it was plain that the person who robbed him had possessed himself of his key, he had no doubt, when he first missed his money, but that his chum was certainly the thief.
In short, my chum had left Oxford, and whether from indolence, or from what other motive I am ignorant, had declined concerning himself any farther in the affair.
Quickly her triumphant eye discovered her chum under the wing of her faithful Jimmy.
And truly, her companion justified the encomiums of the faithful chum.
His name's George Arthur," said the matron, walking up to him with Tom, who grasped his little delicate hand as the proper preliminary to making a chum of him, and felt as if he could have blown him away.
No; but he's my chum in Gray's old study, and it's near prayer- time, and I haven't had a look at it yet.
Levin was not a disreputable chum, but Oblonsky, with his ready tact, felt that Levin fancied he might not care to show his intimacy with him before his subordinates, and so he made haste to take him off into his room.
Jukes, unable to generalize, unmarried, and unengaged, was in the habit of opening his heart after another fashion to an old chum and former shipmate, actually serving as second officer on board an Atlantic liner.
Apart from anything else, we were such excellent chums.
Much cleverer," the boy said, "but we've been great chums all our life.
You'll have a chummage ticket upon twenty-seven in the third, and them as is in the room will be your chums.