chum - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlechumming
past tensechummed
past participlechummed

phrasal verb

chum up

present tense
I/you/we/theychum up
he/she/itchums up
present participlechumming up
past tensechummed up
past participlechummed up
British informal old-fashioned
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.