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  • adj. comparative form of chummy: more chummy

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Examples

  • I was wondering why they sometimes devs and journos are chummier than journos and, say, studio execs.

    Dysfunctional Family Circle

  • Indeed, there is no one on Earth chummier with actual communists than Rupert Murdoch, owner of right-wing papers and channels.

    Matt Osborne: The Unnatural History of Nontroversy

  • The old days were definitely chummier, but even now there are fora for author/reviewer friendships (conferences, publishers dinners, etc.) that encourage a let's-be-friends kind of relationship.

    Lloyd Alexander

  • I didn't venture advice to Melanie when we were chummier because she's one of those sincere types (tweet tweet) who believes that people are basically nice and good and that there's nothing in a fledgling relationship that can't be resolved through better communication, and as Lou Grant once said, there's no reasoning with a fanatic.

    MoDo Has No Mojo: James Wolcott

  • As Peter Suber observes, they're going to be getting even chummier now that Microsoft is acquiring the search company FAST:

    Tweedledee, Meet Tweedledum

  • Throughout the Bush years, the FCC's leaders have been pushing to relax media ownership rules and let the group of companies that control newspapers and TV grow fewer, fatter and chummier.

    The GOP's Lame-Duck Push

  • I didn't venture advice to Melanie when we were chummier because she's one of those sincere types tweet tweet who believes that people are basically nice and good and that there's nothing in a fledgling relationship that can't be resolved through better communication, and as Lou Grant once said, there's no reasoning with a fanatic.

    THE NEWS BLOG

  • Gopher Prairies were notoriously “a whole lot peppier and chummier than this stuck-up East.”

    Main Street

  • Little by little we got the students to our Wohnung; then we got chummier and chummier, till we would walk up Haupt Strasse saluting here, passing a word there, invited to some student function one night, another affair another night.

    An American Idyll The Life of Carleton H. Parker

  • I wish that I were chummier with the Irish saints.

    Dawn O'Hara, the Girl Who Laughed

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