Definition of 'chum'
Example sentences containing 'chum'
But university chums are gobsmacked at his claim.The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Glasgow Girls (1994) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Surrounded by much older teenagers he was left out of many social activities and missed his school chums.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
And his new political chums approve.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Her son was staying with a school chum so she rang the lady of the house and asked her to shield him.The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Chat And the wee man called me up after getting his own mobile phone for the first time to tell me about his new chums.The Sun (2008)
And life, old chum, is a cabaret.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
WHEN you are diagnosed with cancer, people expect you to become best chums with others who have the same disease.The Sun (2015)
Just recently some friends of friends were having one of their eight-year-old daughter's school chums round for a sleepover.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is hugely embarrassing for the Prime Minister who had already set up an inquiry but was criticised after appointing a school chum to oversee it.The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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