chummery

chummery
chum·mery

English syllables. 2014.

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  • chummery — An accomodation provided by an organization where employees who are bachelors reside. Let s go to the chummery to have our dinner …   Dictionary of american slang

  • chummery — An accomodation provided by an organization where employees who are bachelors reside. Let s go to the chummery to have our dinner …   Dictionary of american slang

  • chummery — ˈchəm(ə)rē, ri noun ( es) Etymology: chum (I) + ery India : the living quarters of chums a chummery he shared with another bachelor John Masters …   Useful english dictionary

  • chummery — noun The building in which unmarried British army officers were quartered during the …   Wiktionary

  • chummery — n. sharing a room with someone else; living in the conditions of sharing a room with someone else …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rum-johnny —    the Indian mistress of a white man    She didn t drink alcohol but was so called through a corruption of ramjani, a dancing girl in Hindi, or rama jani in Sanskrit:     ... relaxing with his friends in their chummery (bachelor quarters) or… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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