scrumptious

[ skruhmp-shuh s ]
/ ˈskrʌmp ʃəs /

adjective

very pleasing, especially to the senses; delectable; splendid: a scrumptious casserole; a scrumptious satin gown.

Origin of scrumptious

First recorded in 1820–30; perhaps alteration of sumptuous

Related forms

scrump·tious·ly, adverbscrump·tious·ness, noun
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scrumptious

/ (ˈskrʌmpʃəs) /

adjective

informal very pleasing; delicious

Derived Forms

scrumptiously, adverbscrumptiousness, noun

Word Origin for scrumptious

C19: probably changed from sumptuous
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