[yuhm-ee] Informal.
adjective, yummier, yummiest.
very pleasing to the senses, especially to the taste; delicious: The waiter brought out a tray of yummy desserts.
extremely attractive or appealing.
noun, plural yummies.
an item of food that is particularly delicious: The bakery window was full of yummies.
anything that is extremely attractive or appealing.

1925–30; yum + -y1

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yummy (ˈjʌmɪ)
1.  Also: yum-yum an exclamation indicating pleasure or delight, as in anticipation of delicious food
adj , -mier, -miest
2.  delicious, delightful, or attractive
[C20: from yum-yum, of imitative origin]

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Word Origin & History

"delicious," 1899, from baby talk. Yum-yum as an exclamation of pleasure is recorded from 1878.
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Example sentences
The mystery of the yummy looking rectangles, solved.
It's probably a yummy fruit with some nutritional benefits.
Food stylists know all sorts of tricks to make food look yummy.
They're not delving in to get the yummy marrow, though.
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