chummily
adverb see chummy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chummily — See chummy. * * * …   Universalium

  • chummily — adverb In a chummy manner …   Wiktionary

  • chummily — adv. in a friendly manner, genially, familiarly, in an intimate manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chummily — chum·mi·ly …   English syllables

  • chummily — ˈchəmə̇lē, li adverb Etymology: chummy (III) + ly : in a chummy manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • chummy — chummily, adv. chumminess, n. /chum ee/, adj., chummier, chummiest. Informal. friendly; intimate; sociable. [1825 35; CHUM1 + Y1] Syn. close, devoted, familiar, congenial. * * * …   Universalium

  • chummy — adjective (chummier; est) Date: 1884 quite friendly • chummily adverb • chumminess noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chumminess — See chummily. * * * …   Universalium

  • chum — chum1 informal noun a close friend. verb (chums, chumming, chummed) 1》 (chum up) form a friendship with someone. 2》 Scottish accompany (someone) somewhere. Derivatives chummily adverb chumminess …   English new terms dictionary

  • chummy — adjective old fashioned friendly chummily adverb chumminess noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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