Chum is defined as a good friend.(noun)
An example of a chum is a friend you enjoy going out to lunch with.
The definition of chum is cut up pieces of fish scattered into the water when fishing for larger fish.(noun)
An example of chum is ground sardines tossed into the water when fishing for bass.
To chum means to go around with a good friend, or to throw cut up fish into the water to attract other fish.(verb)
See chum in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See chum in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Perhaps short for chamber fellow, roommate.
Origin: Origin unknown.
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