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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

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a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back

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Pickwick's proposal to rent the apartment, and readily covenanted and agreed to yield him up the sole and undisturbed possession thereof, in consideration of the weekly payment of twenty shillings; from which fund he furthermore contracted to pay out any person or persons that might be chummed upon it.
The first time I live chummed offshore I had my angler standing beside me with a fly in the water waiting for a fish to cast at, only to have a 15-pound bonito make an arrival that just about ripped the rod out of his hand.
If I'm fishing over one of my chummed spots and don't have fish in the boat within 5 minutes, I move to the next spot.
They can be seen crashing on chummed sardines 150 yards away from the boat - huge yellowfin tuna larger than anything on board.
Anchovy scales littered the deck - and the backsides of the anglers - as he chummed the bait fish in the baking sun.