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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (34)
  • He remained friends with his school chum until he died.
  • Then, thinking it was time for Phil to rejoin them, they called their chum's name.
  • I called my chum and asked him if Murphy was good for a drink, he replied, "Has he got it?"
  • The lad whom he called his chum, the best of his pals would be gone for ever, in a few hours. for more
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