- n. 室友；密友
- vi. 结为密友
- n. (Chum)人名；(柬)宗；(捷)胡姆
1、originally university slang for "roommate," from alternative spelling of cham, short for chamber(mate).
2、chamber(mate) => cham => chum.
- chum (n.1)
- "friend," 1680s, originally university slang for "roommate," from alternative spelling of cham, short for chamber(mate); typical of the late-17c. fondness for clipped words. Among derived forms used 19c. were chumship; chummery "shared bachelor quarters," chummage "system of quartering more than one to a room."
- chum (n.2)
- "fish bait," 1857, perhaps from Scottish chum "food."
- 1. an old school chum
- 2. There's your old chum, Francis Getliffe and his friends.
- 3. The lodge - keeper had a son who was a chum of Master Grossjay's.
- 4. You see I would rather chum with the few mechanics there were in that station.
- 5. Her chum said that South Korea is a scary place.
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