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chummy

[ chuhm-ee ]
/ ˈtʃʌm i /
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adjective, chum·mi·er, chum·mi·est.Informal.
friendly; intimate; sociable.
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Origin of chummy

First recorded in 1825–35; chum1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM chummy

chum·mi·ly, adverbchum·mi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chummy

chummy
/ (ˈtʃʌmɪ) /

adjective -mier or -miest
informal friendly

Derived forms of chummy

chummily, adverbchumminess, noun
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