Synonyms for chum
Antonyms for chum
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHUM
"I'm going to cut it up the best way I know how," his chum replied.
"I wish I could," their chum answered, and the boys noticed that he was quite solemn.
As they were passing the post-office, Ned looked in, and caught sight of their chum.
"I hope you're not going to change," spoke Tom, thinking of his chum, Ned.
That very evening he decided he must get a friend to chum with him.
As he himself expressed it, alluding to his wife, there was only one chum more.
Asaph knew this, but he delighted to stir up his chum occasionally.
Mr. Bangs and his chum, the town clerk, had emerged from the doorway.
But Captain Cy refused to gratify his chum's lively curiosity.
Bailey, the "born gump," said nothing, but looked appealingly at his chum.
"friend," 1680s, originally university slang for "roommate," from alternative spelling of cham, short for chamber(mate); typical of the late-17c. fondness for clipped words. Among derived forms used 19c. were chumship; chummery "shared bachelor quarters," chummage "system of quartering more than one to a room."