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

1820–30; perhaps alteration of sumptuous

scrumptiously, adverb
scrumptiousness, noun Unabridged
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scrumptious (ˈskrʌmpʃəs)
informal very pleasing; delicious
[C19: probably changed from sumptuous]

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Word Origin & History

1836, probably a colloquial alteration of sumptuous (q.v.). Originally "stylish, splendid;" sense of "delicious" is from 1881.
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Slang Dictionary

scrumptious definition

  1. mod.
    excellent; tasty. : Who makes the most scrumptious chocolate chip cookies in the world—besides me, that is?
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Example sentences
Fantastic stuff, and goat cheese on it sounds scrumptious.
The birds have had a scrumptious meal on the juicy grubs.
Soon the scrumptious rounds were a must- have on every dessert tray.
Add a little rice to fill out the meal, or pile the pork and slaw on tortillas
  for a scrumptious south-of-the-border dinner.
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