chum for

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of chum for

US
:to throw pieces of fish off a boat as bait to attract (other fish)
  • They were chumming for sharks.

Word by Word Definitions

chum play
  1. : a close friend : pal

  1. : to room together

  2. : to be a close friend

  3. : to show affable friendliness

  1. : animal or vegetable matter (such as chopped fish or corn) thrown overboard to attract fish

  1. : to attract with chum

  2. : to throw chum overboard to attract fish

  1. : chum salmon


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