- very pleasing, especially to the senses; delectable; splendid: a scrumptious casserole; a scrumptious satin gown.
Origin of scrumptious
Related Words for scrumptiousambrosial, appetizing, delectable, delightful, exquisite, heavenly, inviting, luscious, lush, magnificent, rich, succulent, tasty, yummy, mouthwatering
Examples from the Web for scrumptious
Historical Examples of scrumptious
I will just tie back your gorgeous, scrumptious hair with this ribbon, now.The Thing from the Lake
Eleanor M. Ingram
Oh, if I could only get a deer this day,” thought he, “how scrumptious it would be!Silver Lake
That was the most scrumptious lunch Ive had in a month of Sundays.Dorothy Dixon and the Double Cousin
Oh, they're scrumptious people, and I expect they will stay all summer.The Dorrance Domain
Oh, Miss Allen, that cider of your'n must be scrumptious stuff.The Gold Brick
Ann S. Stephens
- informal very pleasing; delicious
Word Origin for scrumptious
1833, in countrified humor writing of "Major Jack Downing" of Maine (Seba Smith); probably a colloquial alteration of sumptuous. Originally "stylish, splendid;" sense of "delicious" is by 1881. Related: Scrumptiously; scrumptiousness.