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verb British English pronunciation: chum /tʃʌm/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlechumming
past tensechummed
past participlechummed

phrasal verb

chum up

[intransitive] British informal old-fashioned
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theychum up
he/she/itchums up
present participlechumming up
past tensechummed up
past participlechummed up
to become friends, or to spend time with someone in a friendly way
chum up with:

She's chummed up with a girl her parents don't approve of.

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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