/ (ˈskrʌmpɪ) /
a rough dry cider, brewed esp in the West Country
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Word Origin for scrumpy
from scrump, variant of scrimp (in obsolete sense: withered), referring to the apples used
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Example sentences from the Web for scrumpy
My doggie wagged his scrumpy tail, cocked his expressive ears, and glanced from me to his mistress, but did not rise.My Doggie and I|R.M. Ballantyne