scrumptiously

scrumptious

[skruhmp-shuhs]
adjective
very pleasing, especially to the senses; delectable; splendid: a scrumptious casserole; a scrumptious satin gown.

Origin:
1820–30; perhaps alteration of sumptuous

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

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