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Meaning of "old chum" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OLD CHUM

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OLD CHUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Old chum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OLD CHUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of old chum in the English dictionary

The definition of old chum in the dictionary is a person who is experienced, esp in life in colonial Australia. Other definition of old chum is an experienced convict.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OLD CHUM

old age
old age pension
old age pensioner
old and young
Old Bailey
old bat
Old Bill
old bird
old boy
old boy network
Old Bulgarian
Old Castile
Old Catholic
Old Church Slavic
Old Church Slavonic
old clothes man
Old Contemptibles
old country
Old Dart
old days

WORDS THAT END LIKE OLD CHUM

Bochum
chum
ho hum
ho-hum
hum
humhum
Jochum
Mitchum
Nahum
new chum
sorghum
zythum

Synonyms and antonyms of old chum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «old chum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OLD CHUM

Find out the translation of old chum to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of old chum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «old chum» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

老密友
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

viejo amigo
570 millions of speakers

English

old chum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पुराने दोस्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصاحب القديم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

старый приятель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

velho companheiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পুরানো ঠুম!
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vieux copain
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kakak tua
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

alten Kumpel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

古い親友
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오래된 친구 인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wong tua
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chum cũ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பழைய சிம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जुने ठोसा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yaşlı adam
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vecchio amico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

stary kumpel
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

старий приятель
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vechi amic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παλιόφιλε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ou maat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gammal chum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gammel kompis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of old chum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OLD CHUM»

The term «old chum» is normally little used and occupies the 109.965 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OLD CHUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about old chum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OLD CHUM»

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Oblomov: A Novel
“You call that a source, old chum? You're forever picking up a ruble here and three rubles there.” “But you've been doing it for twenty years, old chum, and that's nothing to sneeze at!” “Twenty, you say!” responded Ivan Matveyevich, slurring his ...
Ivan Goncharov, 2011
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Bendigo: the golden city of the south ...
They have an excellent show in a winze which they are sinking at 2180 feet not far from the Old Chum boundary. This is the same reef as the Old Chum Company have in a winze at the same depth, and from which they had a recent crushing, ...
Bendigo District Development Association, 1893
3
Happy days 2: elementary : engelsk for voksne : class book
Getting Tickets □hi 1. Cabaret For reading and listening/singing: What good is sitting all alone in your room? Come hear the music play. Life is a cabaret old chum. Come to the cabaret. Put down the knitting, the book, and the broom. Time for ...
John Kaas Petersen, Aase Steinmetz, Jeremy Watts, 2000
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Public School Methods: The Teacher's Professional Library ..
GrandPa's Old Chum My grandpa he was in the war,— Grandpa and his old chum, Who lives down there at Engle Bar; It's fun to have him come. And grandpa shakes him by the hand And pounds him on the back — my land —— 'Tis fun to see ...
‎1918
5
Journals and Printed Papers of the Parliament of Tasmania
Most of this increase is derived from the Old Chum Creek, which has been connected with the main race during the year; the rest has been secured by renewing the old fluming across the Old Chum Creek, thus saving the water which was ...
Tasmania. Parliament, 1906
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Social Communication in Advertising: Persons, Products & ...
Good. News. AS IT WAS scores of years ago— so it is to-day— a pipe tobacco of satisfying flavour and mellow fragrance — OLD CHUM — Ambassador Extraordinary to happy smokers. OLD CHUM suits your taste — and your smoking ...
William Leiss, Stephen Kline, Sut Jhally, 1990
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Report
Most of this increase is derived from the Old Chum Creek, which has been connected with the main race during the year ; the rest has been secured by renewing the old fluming across the Old Chum Creek, thus saving the water which was ...
Tasmania. Dept. of Mines, 1903
8
Suggestive Programs for Special Day Exercises
GRANDPA'S OLD CHUM My grandpa he was in the war, — Orandpa and his old chum. Who lives down there at Kngle Bar; It's fun to have him come. And grandpa shakes him by the hand. And pounds him on the back — my laud — Tis fuu to ...
Michigan. Dept. of Public Instruction, 1911
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Suggested Exercises for Michigan Special Days
GRANDPA'S OLD CHUM My grandpa he was in the war, — Grandpa and his old chum, Who lives down there at Bngle Bar; It's fun to have him come. And grandpa shakes him by the hand, And pounds him on the back — my land — Tis fun to ...
Michigan. Dept. of Public Instruction, 1911
10
Special Day: Programs and Selections for the Schools of Michigan
GRANDPA'S OLD CHUM My grandpa he was in the war, — Grandpa and his old chum, Who lives down there at Engle Bar; It's fun to have him come. And grandpa shakes him by the hand, And pounds him on the back — my land — 'Tis fun to ...
Michigan. Dept. of Public Instruction, 1911

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OLD CHUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term old chum is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Pixels' review: A terrible, tone-deaf attempt at 'Ghostbusters' with …
has invaded our base in Guam, so the President has to bring in his old chum, the foremost 80s gamer, to act as an advisor. Along the way, the ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
2
Gubernatorial Sketches: Checking in with those Running for Gov in …
... State Committee jamboree weeks ago with his old chum Howard Dean. But the Bon Jovi event left 80s groupies feeling shanghaied because ... «PolitickerNJ, Jul 15»
3
Russia Vetoes Genocide
... Hamburg, Tokyo, Hiroshima – sorry, old chum, that's not G. Millions starved to death in the brutal siege of Leningrad – well, you understand ... «Center for Research on Globalization, Jul 15»
4
Time to tell them to Foxtrot Oscar
With all the time in the world on his hands and enough taxpayers' cash to sink a battleship from his £170,000 golden goodbye, our old chum ... «Worcester News, Jul 15»
5
Life is a carnivale, as Main Street goes masquerade
On Broadway, life may be a cabaret, old chum. But in Gloucester, it's more like a “carnivale.” At least that's the plan for this Saturday night, when ... «Gloucester Daily Times, Jul 15»
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Review: 'The Wild Party,' With Sutton Foster as a Louche Jazz Baby
(The slithery costumes are by Clint Ramos, while Donyale Werle did the “home is a cabaret, old chum” set.) The abiding, overwhelming ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
7
Home and Beauty, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Review
And so enter Bill, wearing a plaid tweed suit and a grinning smile, embracing his wife and cheerfully chatting to his old chum Fred, as if his ... «EdinburghGuide.com, Jul 15»
8
10 best whisky cocktail recipes
... since the Collins' nomenclature is a strange and arbitrary thing, I've decided to name this one for my old chum and ace chef Bryn Williams of ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Listen here — music lovers might find a home at Toronto's iconic …
Were you one of those screaming, rock 'n' roll fans who crowded the sidewalks outside the old CHUM building for the chance to catch a ... «National Post, Jul 15»
10
A postcard from the edge
... family and I jumped into a two-vehicle convoy and ventured across Europe to meet up with an old chum of the patriarch who lived in Greece. «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Old chum [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/old-chum>. Nov 2020 ».
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