- The definition of scrumptious is something really delicious, appetizing or attractive to the taste.
An example of something that would be described as scrumptious is a delicious and decadent dessert.
A scrumptious looking desert.
Origin of scrumptiousaltered ; from sumptuous
Origin of scrumptiousPerhaps alteration of sumptuous.
(comparative more scrumptious, superlative most scrumptious)
Probably an alteration of sumptuous. First noted in 1836. Originally meant "stylish, splendid". For example, a 1864 dictionary of slang lists the meanings of "nice, particular, beautiful". In the sense of "delicious" - from 1881.