[choo m]

noun Australian.

an Englishman.

Origin of choom

1915–20; facetious respelling of chum1, with -oo- representing English Midlands pronunciation of the vowel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of choom

Historical Examples of choom

  • There was a little nurse, mostly on night duty, who was dubbed "Choom," for she came from Yorkshire and had a rich brogue.

British Dictionary definitions for choom



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