Translation of chum in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /tʃʌm/


  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (bait) (American English/inglés norteamericano) carnada (f), cebo (m)
    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.

Phrasal verbs

chum up

(-mm- verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio)
(especially British English/especialmente inglés británico)
[colloquial/familiar] hacerse* amigos or (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] cuates to chum up with sb hacerse* amigo or (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] cuate de algn

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