bum chum

bum chum
Australian Slang
(derogatory) one of a pair of males in a homosexual relationship

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  • bum chum — /ˈbʌm tʃʌm/ (say bum chum) noun Colloquial (taboo) (derogatory) one of two males in a homosexual relationship. {bum1 + chum1} …  

  • bum chum — n a male homosexual partner. A school children s term, usually used jokingly to jeer at close friends. ► Those two are supposed to be definite bum chums. (Recorded, female care worker, London 1993) …   Contemporary slang

  • Bum chum — (derogatory) one of a pair of males in a homosexual relationship …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bum-chum — Noun. A person with an apparently overly close friendship with another person. Although the underlying implication is of homosexuality, the expression is mainly used by children, with little true awareness of the sexual slur they may be imbuing.… …   English slang and colloquialisms

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