Definition of chillum in English:

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chillum

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪləm/

noun (plural chillums)

1A hookah.
Example sentences
  • I personally knew somebody who was in the Afghanni hills with the Mujaheddin at the time of the late Civil War - he shared chillums with them when they were shelling Russian airplanes - mad one.
  • If your notion of nirvana is a chillum and a chill-out zone, you won't want to find yourself stranded in a resort full of retirees.
  • I sat down next to a local transvestite who offered me some chillum to smoke.
1.1A small pipe used for smoking cannabis.
Example sentences
  • The chillum pipe passes from one hand to the other, welcomed eagerly by glazed eyes and parched lips, with that booming thanksgiving note, ‘Boom Shankar’!
  • A couple of the photos show Buju burning his chillum pipe.
  • They are sitting on a log, munching on nachos, cracking open a few cans of Pnakotikmanuskriptenbrau and passing around a chillum full of industrial strength Moroccan slate.’

Origin

From Hindi cilam.

Words that rhyme with chillum

aspergillum, film, vexillum

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: chil|lum

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