adjective, chummier, chummiest. Informal.
friendly; intimate; sociable.

1825–35; chum1 + -y1

chummily, adverb
chumminess, noun

close, devoted, familiar, congenial. Unabridged
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chummy (ˈtʃʌmɪ)
adj , -mier, -miest
informal friendly

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Word Origin & History

adj., 1884, from chum (1).
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Example sentences
Yet the eco-friendly fuel is beginning to look less chummy of late.
In fact, the real threat comes from overly chummy links between a state and its multinationals.
It has also increased their willingness to act as stern monitors rather than chummy advisers.
The chummy nature of the photos contributed to both these officials losing their jobs that year.
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