Examples from the Web for new chum
The reader will understand that a new-chum is, throughout the colonies, regarded as food for mirth.
I often think how, at sunset, the past must come home to new-chum blacksheep, sent out to Australia and drifted into the Bush.Joe Wilson and His Mates|Henry Lawson
I can fix raw sailor-men, but there's no going to sea with a new-chum cook.The Wrecker|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
Every one laughed, and looked at the new-chum affectionately.Back To Billabong|Mary Grant Bruce
Apart from that, the new-chum is the incarnate comedy of colonial life.