Adjective "chummy" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


On friendly terms; friendly.
  1. 'But behind the outwardly chummy relations between the two countries, it has been business as usual for Russian agents, who have continued to spy on their former Cold War foes.'
  2. 'Once we get chummy and familiar, we sometimes cease to ask the right questions that would identify new concerns, new objectives, new opportunities.'
  3. 'From the outside, it seems a rootless, ephemeral sort of existence, evocative of the chummy, locker-room familiarity that was a hangover from playing days.'


1. friendly; intimate; sociable.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be chummy with people."

"people can be chummy with accountants."

"people can be chummy for likins."

"people can be chummy."

"sorts can be chummy."

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