yum


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yum

 (yŭm)
interj.
1. Used to express appreciation of or eagerness for a tasty food or beverage.
2. Used to express appreciation for something attractive or to express eagerness for a pleasurable experience.

[Imitative.]

yum

(jʌm)
interj
a variant of yummy

yum-yum

(ˈyʌmˈyʌm)

also yum



interj.
(used to express enjoyment or satisfaction, esp. in the taste of food.)
[1880–85]
Translations

yum

[jʌm] EXCL yum yum!¡ñam ñam!

yum

[ˈjʌm] exclmiam
yum yum → miam-miam
References in classic literature ?
Gow Yum, twenty years before, had had charge of the vegetable garden of one of the great Menlo Park estates.
When old Gow Yum needed to go to San Francisco to sign certain papers before the Chinese Consul, permission had first to be obtained from San Quentin.
Paul, Gow Yum, and Chan Chi were to be paid was beyond him.
An' go ahead an' borrow that four hundred from Gow Yum. An' tell him you'll pay eight per cent.
Yum Yum Tree, New Friends Colony Community Centre, New Delhi; tel: (011) 4260 2020
Originally from Pakistan, Chef Ivan, 33, said: "A friend who was working at Yum Yum Tree helped me come here.
It officially kicks off at 1pm and costs dhs98 per person, but early birds who complete their Yum Cha experience before 12.30pm pay just dhs78 per person.
Pat Roxworthy, Vice President--Tax of YUM! Brands, led guided tours of the historic facility (including stops at the "crow's nest" to watch races being called).
"Yum!'s formula for success is centered on putting people capability first, because when we do that, we satisfy our customers and generate more profits," said Virginia Ferguson.
Mr James, 66, of Llansannor Drive, in Atlantic Wharf, said: 'When we saw Yum Yum we knew we had to get a picture.
HAVE you ever wondered why we say yum when we taste a nice flavour or refer to anything as yummy?
They want Yum! Brands to use its power as a major buyer to make changes in its supply chain to ensure socially responsible business practices, she said.