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English noun: chum

1. chum (person) a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities


Synonymsbrother, buddy, crony, pal, sidekick


Broader (hypernym)friend


Narrower (hyponym)cobber

2. chum (artifact) bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish


Broader (hypernym)bait, decoy, lure

3. chum (animal) a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish


Synonymschum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta


Broader (hypernym)salmon


Member meronymgenus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus









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