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Definition of Chummily
1. chummy [adv] - See also: chummy
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Literary usage of Chummily
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"He throws one arm chummily around Jason's shoulders and catches up with the melody just as they swing into "Can't you hear the darkies callin'? ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"Humanity s too much at last for Newgate and Ole lived on chummily Bailey. Oh ! Old Bailey, unfortunate Old Bailey Now forth we fare, upon the night litre ..."
3. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"Among his own soldiers and five thousand tribesmen, he was pitifully alone, for there was no one with whom he could converse chummily. ..."
4. Misinforming a Nation by Willard Huntington Wright, S. S. Van Dine (1917)
"... exploiters (who chummily advertise themselves as "we Americans") will find it difficult to meet. ..."
5. Our First Half Million: The Story of Our National Army by Captain X. (1918)
"... about a week," replied the Private chummily. "How long have you been down here?" The General gasped, and then unburdened himself. ..."