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Definition of "chummy" [chummy]

  • Intimate; friendly. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chummy" in a sentence
  • "Al-Arabiya TV and even Al-Jazeera folks have become so chummy this is the second time I use the word chummy in a month--and I never used it before, so please take note with Israeli guests that I expect Al-Arabiya anchorpersons to start asking their Israeli guests to sit on their laps."
  • "(Equally, we might also suspect that the thug’s arresting officer dished out his own form of summary justice before chummy is bundled into the van - I know YOU have never heard of it, but it happens - but if there is no evidence of that …)"
  • "Maybe I just like to get all first name chummy with the half dozen brands of seed and chemical that hold the promise, for yet another go 'round, of shimmering green grass and trouble free maintenance that all the powers of the landscape industry bring to bear at this time of year."