scrumptious


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scrump·tious

 (skrŭmp′shəs)
adj.
Greatly pleasing to the taste; delectable. See Synonyms at delicious.

[Perhaps alteration of sumptuous.]

scrump′tious·ly adv.
scrump′tious·ness n.

scrumptious

(ˈskrʌmpʃəs)
adj
informal very pleasing; delicious
[C19: probably changed from sumptuous]
ˈscrumptiously adv
ˈscrumptiousness n

scrump•tious

(ˈskrʌmp ʃəs)

adj.
extremely pleasing, esp. to the taste; delectable.
[1820–30; perhaps alter. of sumptuous]
scrump′tious•ly, adv.
scrump′tious•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scrumptious - extremely pleasing to the sense of tastescrumptious - extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"

scrumptious

adjective (Informal) delicious, delectable, inviting, magnificent, exquisite, luscious, succulent, mouthwatering, yummy (slang), appetizing, moreish (informal) a scrumptious apple pie

scrumptious

adjective
Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste:
Slang: yummy.
Translations

scrumptious

[ˈskrʌmpʃəs] ADJdelicioso, sabrosísimo

scrumptious

[ˈskrʌmpʃəs] adj (= delicious) → succulent(e)

scrumptious

adj (inf) meal etclecker; girlzum Anbeißen (inf)

scrumptious

[ˈskrʌmpʃəs] adj (fam) (food, smell) → delizioso/a
References in classic literature ?
Oh, Marilla, I've had a perfectly scrumptious time.
Only it was a more scrumptious lunch," she added, with a happy smile.
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This scrumptious salad ticks all the boxes when it comes to satisfaction.