chummy

adjective chum·my \ ˈchə-mē \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of chummy

chummier; chummiest
: quite friendly

chummily

play \ˈchə-mə-lē\ adverb

chumminess

play \ˈchə-mē-nəs\ noun

Examples of chummy in a Sentence

  1. She was getting chummy with the reporters.

  2. the neighboring families know each other but are hardly chummy

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First Known Use of chummy

1884


CHUMMY Defined for English Language Learners

chummy

adjective

Definition of chummy for English Language Learners

  • : very friendly


CHUMMY Defined for Kids

chummy

adjective chum·my \ ˈchə-mē \

Definition of chummy for Students

chummier; chummiest
: very friendly
  • He slapped me on the back in a chummy way.


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