- 1 countable/numerable (friend) [colloquial/familiar] amigo, (masculine, feminine), compinche (masculine and feminine) [colloquial/familiar], cuate (masculine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar], pata (masculine) (Peru/Perú) [colloquial/familiar] they're great chums son muy amigos, son muy compinches or (Mexico/México) muy cuates or (Peru/Perú) muy patas [colloquial/familiar] look here, chum mire usted, amigo or compadre, mira, tío (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], mirá, che (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
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- 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.
- 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?
- 2 uncountable/no numerable (bait) (American English/inglés norteamericano) carnada (feminine), cebo (masculine)More example sentences
- 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.
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