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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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Plain, dear, loyal, unattractive Maggie, so sweet as a chum, so unsought for a two-step or a moonlit bench in the little park.
Quickly her triumphant eye discovered her chum under the wing of her faithful Jimmy.
Tom was too honest to take in the youngster, and then let him shift for himself; and if he took him as his chum instead of East, where were all his pet plans of having a bottled-beer cellar under his window, and making night-lines and slings, and plotting expeditions to Brownsover Mills and Caldecott's Spinney?
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.
Stepan Arkadyevitch was on familiar terms with almost all his acquaintances, and called almost all of them by their Christian names: old men of sixty, boys of twenty, actors, ministers, merchants, and adjutant-generals, so that many of his intimate chums were to be found at the extreme ends of the social ladder, and would have been very much surprised to learn that they had, through the medium of Oblonsky, something in common.
After this introductory preface, the three chums informed Mr.
The old man was advertising for me then, and a chum I had with me had a no- tion of getting a couple quid out of him by writ- ing a lot of silly nonsense in a letter.
No money to get back; a hungry chum in London who would begin to think he had been given the go-by.
But to the new chum who has no constitutional understanding of men and life in the rough, the Solomons may indeed prove terrible.
Friends did not come to them easily; nor had either ever possessed a really intimate friend, a heart- companion with whom to chum and have things in common.
She had elected to have no girl chum for the reason that no satisfactory girl had appeared.
Jones was going to rebuke him, but the stranger prevented it by proceeding thus: "I had a chum, a very prudent, frugal young lad, who, though he had no very large allowance, had by his parsimony heaped up upwards of forty guineas, which I knew he kept in his escritore.
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.
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.
Jukes to his chum in the Western ocean trade, out of the fulness of his heart and the liveliness of his fancy.