When a chum updates his status, a little yellow badge in the edge alerts you.
"Hope so," grunted his chum; and this was all that passed between them.
Dicky Duff, especially, expressed his apprehensions to his chum Billy.
"It's a shame," groaned Bobby, holding her chum's hand tightly.
Harry immediately helped his chum up to his own former position.
The inquiries he and his chum made were productive of no results so far as locating Ward 65 Porton was concerned.
What chum doesn't know is this: his master and mistress are leaving him.
Oh, well, said his chum and started with a couple of big steaks to meet Tony.
He had revelled in the tale of chum's wickedness; he had adored him for being so conceited.
Hugh guessed it must be something pretty serious that could keep his chum from turning up.
"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."
"fish bait," 1857, perhaps from Scottish chum "food."
: Augie, start dumping the chum over
To throw ground-up bait into the water to attract fish: to chum for blues
[1850s+; origin unknown]
(also chum around): He chums with Georgie Ogle (1880s+)
[origin uncertain, but earlier uses strongly suggest chamber-mate or chamber-fellow as the etymon]