- friendly; intimate; sociable.
Origin of chummy
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close, devoted, familiar, congenial.
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Examples from the Web for chumminess
That is due to the chumminess or the affinity of iron with oxygen.The Boy With the U.S. Miners
Her friendship with Lily Pendleton was not like the chumminess of other girls.The Girls of Central High at Basketball
Gertrude W. Morrison
He was a jolly man, given to oratory and to chumminess with the arts.Babbitt
A state of chumminess between persons of opposite sex and suitable ages is more or less in the line of Nature.The Roycroft Dictionary
Ive always wondered at your chumminess with him, said Nelson slowly, reseating himself.The New Boys at Oakdale
- informal friendly
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Word Origin and History for chumminess
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