The definition of sumptuous is magnificent, costly, a high expense.(adjective)
An example of sumptuous is a beautifully furnished house with 50 rooms in it.
See sumptuous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr sumptueux < L sumptuosus < sumptus: see sumptuary
See sumptuous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French sumptueux
Origin: , from Latin sūmptuōsus
Origin: , from sūmptus, expense; see sumptuary.
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