HyperDic: chum

English > 3 senses of the word chum:
NOUNperson chum, buddy, brother, crony, pal, sidekicka close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
artifactchumbait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish
animalchum, chum salmon, Oncorhynchus ketaa large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back
chum > pronunciation
Soundschah'm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > chum: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
Synonymsbuddy, brother, crony, pal, sidekick
NarrowercobberAustralian term for a pal
BroaderfriendA person you know well and regard with affection and trust
Spanishacompañante, amigo, amigota, amigote, amigueta, amiguete, camarada, colega, compañera, compañero, compinche, cuate, edecán, hermana, hermano, pal, socia, socio
Catalanamic, camarada, col·lega, companya, company, germà, germana, sòcia, soci
Adjectiveschummy(used informally) associated on close terms
chummy(used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals
English > chum: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningBait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish.
Broaderbait, decoy, lureSomething used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
English > chum: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningA large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish.
Synonymschum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta
Member ofOncorhynchus, genus OncorhynchusPacific salmon including sockeye salmon
BroadersalmonAny of various large food and game fishes of northern waters

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