Definition of Chum

1. Noun. A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.

Exact synonyms: Brother, Buddy, Crony, Pal, Sidekick
Specialized synonyms: Cobber
Generic synonyms: Friend
Derivative terms: Chummy, Chummy, Pal



2. Noun. Bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish.
Generic synonyms: Bait, Decoy, Lure

3. Noun. A large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish.
Exact synonyms: Chum Salmon, Oncorhynchus Keta
Generic synonyms: Salmon
Group relationships: Genus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus

Definition of Chum

1. n. A roommate, especially in a college or university; an old and intimate friend.

2. v. i. To occupy a chamber with another; as, to chum together at college.

3. n. Chopped pieces of fish used as bait.

Definition of Chum

1. Noun. A friend; a pal. ¹

2. Noun. A roommate. ¹

3. Verb. To share rooms with; to live together. ¹

4. Verb. To make friends with; to socialize. ¹

5. Verb. (Scotland informal) To accompany. ¹

6. Noun. (context: fishing) A mixture of (frequently rancid) fish parts and blood, dumped into the water to attract predator fish, such as sharks. ¹

7. Verb. (context: fishing) To cast '''chum''' into the water to attract fish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chum

1. to be close friends with someone [v CHUMMED, CHUMMING, CHUMS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chum

chukka boot
chukkar
chukkars
chukkas
chukker
chukker-brown
chukkers
chukor
chukors
chulan
chulengo
chulent
chulents
chullo
chullos
chum (current term)
chum salmon
chum up
chuman
chumans
chumar
chumars
chumble
chumbled
chumbles
chumbling
chumbucket
chumbuckets
chumley
chumleys

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