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scrumptious

[ skruhmp-shuhs ]
/ ˈskrʌmp ʃəs /
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adjective
very pleasing, especially to the senses; delectable:a scrumptious casserole;a scrumptious satin gown.
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Origin of scrumptious

First recorded in 1820–30; perhaps alteration of sumptuous

OTHER WORDS FROM scrumptious

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

Words nearby scrumptious

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British Dictionary definitions for scrumptious

scrumptious
/ (ˈskrʌmpʃəs) /

adjective
informal very pleasing; delicious

Derived forms of scrumptious

scrumptiously, adverbscrumptiousness, noun

Word Origin for scrumptious

C19: probably changed from sumptuous
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