Hay 3 definiciones de chum en inglés:

chum1

Saltos de línea: chum
Pronunciación: /tʃʌm
 
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informal

sustantivo

  • 2Used as a friendly or familiar form of address between men or boys: it’s your own fault, chum
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    • Which is exactly why I didn't go to my school reunion, old chums.
    • John replied, "Don't look so glum, chum!"
    • Haven't you been listening at all, chum?

verbo (chums, chumming, chummed)

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  • 1Form a friendship with someone: his sister chummed up with Sally
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    • ‘Sure,’ I replied, a bit confused by the girl's apparent taking to me, but at the same time a bit grateful to have a fellow female to chum around with.
    • Then they chummed up with Stereolab and mimicked that band's increasingly electronic direction.
    • She was chumming around with the wrong sort of people, and she got stuck helping him plot his murder.
  • 1.1 [with object] Scottish Accompany (someone) somewhere: I’ll chum you down the road
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    • For chumming me to Tannadice, he negotiated himself half the twenty quid signing-on fee I got from Jim McLean in 1973.
    • Just last week, at a big bash here in London, I was chummed to the meal by Carole.
    • Other pals chummed him along the first stretch from Milngavie and his dad kept him company yesterday.

Origen

late 17th century (originally Oxford University slang, denoting a room-mate): probably short for chamber-fellow. Compare with comrade and crony.

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Hay 3 definiciones de chum en inglés:

chum2

Saltos de línea: chum
Pronunciación: /tʃʌm
 
/
chiefly North American

sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1Chopped fish and other material thrown overboard as angling bait: the anglers anchored down and put out their blood chum
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    • Their bland prettiness makes them more enticing as shark chum than as characters, but then a funny thing happens once they're at sea.
    • We idled over a structure loaded with kings stimulated into a feeding frenzy by generous helpings of chum.
    • I swear, people only ever invite me sea-fishing to save on the cost of chum.
  • 1.1Refuse from fish, especially that remaining after oil has been expressed.

verbo (chums, chumming, chummed)

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  • Fish using chum as bait: (as noun chumming) chumming is always a must when flounder fishing
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    • What has struck a nerve with some scientists, says Gruber, is that the Florida ban ‘allows spear fishing and chumming in order to kill sharks, but not diving to learn about sharks.’
    • We spent three long days on the water chumming for sharks but none turned up.
    • To get good shots of sharks, chumming and baiting is sometimes essential.

Origen

mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

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Hay 3 definiciones de chum en inglés:

chum3

Saltos de línea: chum
Pronunciación: /tʃʌm
 
/
(also chum salmon)

sustantivo (plural igual or chums)

  • A large North Pacific salmon that is commercially important as a food fish.
    • Oncorhynchus keta, family Salmonidae
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    • Some of the species that enter freshwater to spawn are western brook lamprey, pacific lamprey, river lamprey, green sturgeon, white sturgeon, pink salmon, chum salmon, coho salmon, and sockeye salmon.
    • Most supermarket salmon is wild Pacific salmon - chinook, coho, pink, sockeye, and chum salmon - or farmed Atlantic salmon from Chile, Canada, Norway, or the United States.
    • It is possible to catch late king salmon, chum salmon, sockeye salmon, early silver salmon, rainbow trout, dolly varden, grayling and arctic char.

Origen

early 20th century: from Chinook Jargon tzum (samun), literally 'spotted (salmon)'.

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