chumminess

chummy

[chuhm-ee]
adjective, chummier, chummiest. Informal.
friendly; intimate; sociable.

Origin:
1825–35; chum1 + -y1

chummily, adverb
chumminess, noun


close, devoted, familiar, congenial.
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chummy (ˈtʃʌmɪ)
 
adj , -mier, -miest
informal friendly
 
'chummily
 
adv
 
'chumminess
 
n

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chummy
adj., 1884, from chum (1).
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