Scrumptious meaning

skrŭmpshəs

What a scrumptious treat!

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Very pleasing, attractive, etc., esp. to the taste; delicious.
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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.

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Greatly pleasing to the taste; delectable.
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Origin of scrumptious

  • Perhaps alteration of sumptuous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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.

    From Wiktionary