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choom

[choo m]
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noun Australian.
  1. an Englishman.
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Origin of choom

1915–20; facetious respelling of chum1, with -oo- representing English Midlands pronunciation of the vowel
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  • There was a little nurse, mostly on night duty, who was dubbed "Choom," for she came from Yorkshire and had a rich brogue.


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choom

noun
  1. (often capital) old-fashioned, Australian slang, or jocular an Englishman
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