- friendly; intimate; sociable.
Origin of chummy
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close, devoted, familiar, congenial.
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Examples from the Web for chummy
Instead, he was invited on to The Today Show and Meet the Press for chummy interviews.The 1 Percent Army: Andrew Bacevich on How America Lost the Military
September 16, 2013
Not one of us; too chummy with the president during Hurricane Sandy and too squishy on gun control.Heresy Hunters Rule CPAC, and GOProud, Chris Christie Need Not Apply
March 13, 2013
Having grown up in the French projects, or banlieues, the cops had never been chummy with a 6-foot-2 black guy like him.‘The Intouchables’: Omar Sy on the Movie and His Success
May 25, 2012
But the devil is in the details—defense contracts, aid to Pakistan—and the two countries may not be as chummy as they seem.Two Nations With Different Interests
November 6, 2010
They ain't any reason for Lanning to be so chummy with Dozier.Way of the Lawless
I like your looks, too, and I'm quite willing to be as chummy as you like.Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge
I'd rather see her chummy with you than Lola or Bess, either.Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore
Mr. Dorsett pats me chummy on the shoulder and proceeds to show me exactly where.Torchy, Private Sec.
But it was natural for me to wonder now and then if they was still as chummy as at the start.Torchy and Vee
- informal friendly
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Word Origin and History for chummy
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