How to Pronounce chum?

Correct pronunciation for the word "chum" is [t͡ʃˈʌm], [t‍ʃˈʌm], [tʃ_ˈʌ_m].

"Chum" in context

Chum is a coarsely ground bait often used for fishing. It can be made from various fish, such as herring, mackerel, sardines, and anchovies. Small fish pieces can be added to the mixture for added appeal to the fish. It is used in both freshwater and saltwater fishing, and is especially popular for catching salmon and other large fish. Its distinct smell is known to draw fish from a distance, making it an effective tool for anglers. Chum is often used to create a feeding frenzy near the spot where it is spread as the smell of the bait attracts fish from farther away.

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