- I(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. intimate, close, sociable, palsy-walsy*; see friendly 1 .II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.friendly, companionable, *palsy-walsy, affectionate, *buddy-buddy, intimate, inseparable, thick, *kissyhuggy, familiar.ANT.: hostile, distant, alienated, estrangedIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Very closely associated: close, familiar, friendly, intimate1. Informal: thick. Slang: tight. Idiom: hand in glove with. See LOVE.
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Chummy — is a given name, and may refer to: Chummy Broomhall (born 1919), American cross country skier Chummy Fleming (1863 1950), pioneer unionist Chummy MacGregor (20th century), American jazz keyboardist See also Chum This page or sectio … Wikipedia
chummy — adj. 1. having the relationship of friends or pals. [colloquial] Syn: matey, pally, palsy walsy. [WordNet 1.5] 2. associated on close terms. [informal] Syn: thick(predicate). [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
chummy — (adj.) 1874, from CHUM (Cf. chum) (1) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Chumminess. Previously it was a noun, a common name for a chimney sweep, as a corruption of chinmey … Etymology dictionary
chummy — intimate, close, thick, confidential, *familiar … New Dictionary of Synonyms
chummy — [adj] friendly affectionate, buddybuddy*, close, confidential, constant, cozy, familiar, intimate, pally*, palsy walsy*, thick*; concepts 401,555 Ant. unfriendly, unsociable … New thesaurus
chummy — [chum′ē] adj. chummier, chummiest Informal like a chum; intimate; friendly chummily adv. chumminess n … English World dictionary
chummy — UK [ˈtʃʌmɪ] / US adjective Word forms chummy : adjective chummy comparative chummier superlative chummiest informal old fashioned chummy people are friendly with each other, especially in a way that stops other people from joining the group get… … English dictionary
chummy — chum|my [ tʃʌmi ] adjective INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED chummy people are friendly with each other, especially in a way that stops other people from joining the group: get chummy with someone (=become very friendly with someone): I can t see him… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
chummy — adj. (colloq.) friendly chummy with * * * [ tʃʌmɪ] (colloq.) [ friendly ] chummy with … Combinatory dictionary
chummy — [[t]tʃʌ̱mi[/t]] chummier, chummiest ADJ GRADED If people or social events are chummy, they are pleasant and friendly. [INFORMAL, OLD FASHIONED] Following the performances there were chummy gatherings in the drawing room. Syn: friendly … English dictionary
chummy — [“tfami] mod. friendly. □ I’m glad to see that you are a little more chummy this morning. □ Don’t get too chummy with me. I’m a real son of a bitch … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions