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adjective, scrum·mi·er, scrum·mi·est. Chiefly British Informal.
  1. scrumptious.
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Origin of scrummy

First recorded in 1910–15; scrum(ptious) + -y1
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Historical Examples

  • All we had was bread and butter, cake, and strawberries with cream; but oh, they were scrummy.

    Into the Jaws of Death

    Jack O'Brien

British Dictionary definitions for scrummy


adjective -mier or -miest informal
  1. delicious; lovely
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Word Origin

C20: from scrumptious
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