Examples of chummy in a Sentence
She was getting chummy with the reporters.
the neighboring families know each other but are hardly chummy
Recent Examples of chummy from the Web
Seated a couple of feet away, Mayweather, suddenly chummy after weeks of school-yard name-calling, softly told him: the money.
Verlander and Castellanos seemed upset with Martinez, who was chummy with Sanchez in the aftermath of the incident.
And long before their father struck up a bizarrely chummy relationship with Vladimir Putin, Sater was the one who introduced the future president to a byzantine world of oligarchs and mysterious money.
After a chummy weekend summit with Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in April, where the two bonded over chocolate cake and Trump’s missile strike on Syria, the relationship seemed to be on sturdier footing than ever.
The anti-Qatar bloc has long viewed Doha as too chummy with Iran, too provocative in its backing of Al Jazeera and similar media outlets, and too supportive of Islamist movements.
But The New Yorker piece points out that their chummy relationship could have an increasingly far-reaching affect.
Modi’s chummy overtures mark a stark change from years of being shunned by American officials because of religious violence in his home state of Gujarat.
Kelly’s segment on Jones, which appeared heavily edited even by TV’s time-conscious standards, turned out to be far from chummy.
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First Known Use of chummy
Synonymsbosom, buddy-buddy, familiar, close, especial, friendly, inseparable, intimate, inward, near, thick, tight
Related Wordsclannish, close-knit, tight-knit; affable, boon, companionable, convivial, cordial, genial, gracious, hearty; gregarious, sociable, social; comfortable, cozy, easy, snug; amicable, neighborly; confidential, secretive; adoring, affectionate, dear, devoted, fond, loving, tender, tenderhearted, warm
Near Antonymsaloof, antisocial, cold, cool, detached, distant, frosty, remote, reserved, standoffish, unfriendly, unsociable, withdrawn
CHUMMY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chummy for English Language Learners
: very friendly
CHUMMY Defined for Kids
Definition of chummy for Students
- He slapped me on the back in a chummy way.
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