Hay 3 definiciones de chum en inglés:

chum1

Saltos de línea: chum
Pronunciación: /tʃʌm
 
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informal

sustantivo

1A close friend: she shared the cake with her chums an old school chum
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You thought he was your friend, your pal, your chum.
  • Historians agree Alexander and his beloved Haphaestion were more than battle mates and boyhood chums.
  • Luckily, she found employment at a bank through her friend Saira who had been her college chum.
Sinónimos
informal pal, buddy, bosom pal, sidekick, cully, spar, crony, main man
British informal mate, oppo, china, mucker, butty
North East English informal marrow, marra, marrer
North American informal amigo, compadre, paisan, bro
North American & South African informal homeboy
South African informal gabba
archaic compeer
2Used as a friendly or familiar form of address between men or boys: it’s your own fault, chum
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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)

[no object] Volver al principio  
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
 
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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)

[no object] Volver al principio  
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
 
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(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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