Definitions for: Chum


[n] a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities



Webster (1913) Definition: Chum, n. [Perh. a contraction fr. comrade or chamber
fellow: cf. also AS. cuma a comer, guest.]
A roommate, especially in a college or university; an old and
intimate friend.


Chum, v. i. [imp. p. p. Chummed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Chumming.]
To occupy a chamber with another; as, to chum together at
college. [U. S.]


Chum, n.
Chopped pieces of fish used as bait. [U. S.]


Chum, n.

New chum, a recent immigrant. [Australia] Chupatty

Synonyms: brother, buddy, crony, pal, sidekick

See Also: cobber, friend

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