chumminess


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the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability

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Many suspected that this might be a dangerous moment for the coalition, since the obvious chumminess of Whitby and Hemming was thought to have been a key factor in keeping the administration together in the early days.
a glaring example of how chumminess in the boardroom can allow and even contribute to mismanagement.
scope for argument about what you might regard as the chumminess of the
military chumminess in order to appeal to his target audience.
But that doesn't excuse the inappropriate informality and chumminess that's so often adopted.
Where once sworn enemies would herald each other's destruction, there briefly emerged a certain chumminess which was doing nothing for political debate.
He maintained a workaday chumminess with Ralph Ellison, with whom he once shared lodgings.
It was somewhere between the formal liturgy common at the time in the Anglican Church and the freewheeling informal chumminess with the deity of the other extreme.
Indeed, a good-natured chumminess pervades monster trucking, from the fans to the drivers and their crews.
But Ian said the group didn't take kindly to such chumminess.
Perhaps because one of the other things the Iraq inquiry has revealed is the chumminess of the British establishment.
The Fed can say what it likes about how damaging it would have been to divulge the names of these counterparties, but what's really enraging is the gut feeling that these institutions that were made whole got that treatment because of the coziness and the chumminess that existed (and still does) between banking regulators and the banks they supposedly regulate.
A cross-strait ECFA would come as a watershed in bilateral ties, already shifting from the mostly chilly, sometimes hostile, state under Ma's predecessors to an era of chumminess.
Hill's secret to Fox's Sunday morning dominance can be summed up in one word: chumminess.
When men are calling each other "brother," it means they see one another as one of their own, with respect and care, part of a club with chumminess, back-slapping and insider knowledge.