Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating


a rough dry cider, brewed esp in the West Country
Word Origin
from scrump, variant of scrimp (in obsolete sense: withered), referring to the apples used
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for scrumpy
Historical Examples
  • 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

Word of the Day

Word Value for scrumpy

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for scrumpy