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Meaning of chum

chum

Pronunciation: (chum), [key]
— n., v., chummed, chum•ming.
—n.
  1. a close or intimate companion: boyhood chums.
  2. a roommate, as at college.
—v.i.
  1. to associate closely.
  2. to share a room or rooms with another, esp. in a dormitory at a college or prep school.

chum

Pronunciation: (chum), [key]
— n., v., chummed, chum•ming.
—n.
  1. cut or ground bait dumped into the water to attract fish to the area where one is fishing.
  2. fish refuse or scraps discarded by a cannery.
—v.i.
  1. to fish by attracting fish by dumping cut or ground bait into the water.
—v.t.
  1. to dump chum into (a body of water) so as to attract fish.
  2. to lure (fish) with chum: They chummed the fish with hamburger.

chum

Pronunciation: (chum), [key]
— n.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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