Definition of Chumminess

1. Noun. The quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability.

Exact synonyms: Camaraderie, Comradeliness, Comradery, Comradeship
Generic synonyms: Sociability, Sociableness
Derivative terms: Chummy, Chummy, Comradely, Comrade



Definition of Chumminess

1. Noun. The state of being chummy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chumminess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chumminess

chumbles
chumbling
chumbucket
chumbuckets
chumley
chumleys
chummage
chummages
chummed
chummeries
chummery
chummier
chummies
chummiest
chummily
chumminess (current term)
chumminesses
chumming
chummy
chump
chump-change
chump change
chump chop
chump chops
chumped
chumpier
chumpiest
chumping
chumps
chumpy

Literary usage of Chumminess

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1. Messages of the Men and Religion Movement by Men and Religion Forward Movement (1912)
""chumminess" between parents and son will make the personal method of question and answer most natural; but if there is not this "chumminess" it may be ..."

2. The Lover's Lexicon: A Handbook for Novelists, Playwrights, Philosophers by Frederick Greenwood (1893)
"To be mates and comrades is good — nothing better but one thing: to be chums. chumminess — (delightful word, and quite legitimate) ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"... tone was chumminess itself. "Oh, yes, for a time. And you?" "I was not dancing. I am a newspaperman." "Oh! A journalist? I see! ..."

4. The Bookman (1906)
"For all our chumminess we never had one word on any earthly subject except Venice. I never even got a hint of what he had been up to there, or when, or how, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"As men, they would have been ashamed not to meet our "jolliness" and chumminess with a handsome amount of reciprocation; and so, as I say, my dear, ..."

6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1898)
"The paper indicated a ' chumminess ' on the part of the birds that enabled the writer to fairly rain down records of species that ordinarily, ..."

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