Associations to the word «Chum»


CHUM, noun. A friend; a pal.
CHUM, noun. (dated) A roommate, especially in a college or university.
CHUM, verb. To share rooms with; to live together.
CHUM, verb. To make friends with; to socialize.
CHUM, verb. (Scotland) (informal) To accompany.
CHUM, noun. (fishing) A mixture of (frequently rancid) fish parts and blood, dumped into the water to attract predator fish, such as sharks.
CHUM, verb. (fishing) To cast chum into the water to attract fish.
CHUM SALMON, noun. A salmon species, Oncorhynchus keta.
CHUM UP, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To be friendly toward (with) someone, especially in an ingratiating way.

Dictionary definition

CHUM, noun. A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
CHUM, noun. Bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish.
CHUM, noun. A large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish.

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