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yum-yum

[yuhm-yuhm]
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  1. (used to express enjoyment or satisfaction, especially in the taste of food.)
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Origin of yum-yum

First recorded in 1880–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • He explains that a year before he had fallen in love with Yum-Yum, who returned his affection.

    The Secrets of a Savoyard

    Henry A. Lytton

  • In the presence of Yum-Yum he is that most appealing figure, a strong man in love torn between desire and duty.

    Post-Impressions

    Simeon Strunsky

  • He is labouring under great excitement, and begs for information as to the dwelling of "a gentle maiden, Yum-Yum."