scrump·tious

scrump·tious

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  • scrump´tious|ly — scrump|tious «SKRUHMP shuhs», adjective. Informal. elegant; splendid; first rate: »Probably the lumberyard isn t as scrumptious as all these Greek temples (Sinclair Lewis). ╂[American English; apparently alteration of sumptuous] –scrump´tious|ly …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrump|tious — «SKRUHMP shuhs», adjective. Informal. elegant; splendid; first rate: »Probably the lumberyard isn t as scrumptious as all these Greek temples (Sinclair Lewis). ╂[American English; apparently alteration of sumptuous] –scrump´tious|ly …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrump´tious|ness — scrump|tious «SKRUHMP shuhs», adjective. Informal. elegant; splendid; first rate: »Probably the lumberyard isn t as scrumptious as all these Greek temples (Sinclair Lewis). ╂[American English; apparently alteration of sumptuous] –scrump´tious|ly …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrump — scrump·tious; scrump; scrump·tious·ly; …   English syllables

  • tious — ab·sten·tious; ad·sci·ti·tious; ad·scrip·ti·tious; ad·ven·ti·tious; ad·ven·ti·tious·ly; ad·ven·ti·tious·ness; am·bi·tious; ap·pe·ti·tious; ar·ti·fac·ti·tious; as·ci·ti·tious; as·sump·tious; bump·tious; cap·tious; cap·tious·ly; car·nap·tious;… …   English syllables

  • scrumptious — scrump·tious …   English syllables

  • scrumptiously — scrump·tious·ly …   English syllables

  • scrumptious — scrump•tious [[t]ˈskrʌmp ʃəs[/t]] adj. extremely pleasing, esp. to the taste; delectable • Etymology: 1820–30; perh. alter. of sumptuous scrump′tious•ly, adv. scrump′tious•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • scrumptious — scrump|tious [ˈskrʌmpʃəs] adj informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Probably from sumptuous] food that is scrumptious tastes very good ▪ a scrumptious chocolate cake ▪ That was absolutely scrumptious ! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scrumptious — scrump|tious [ skrʌmpʃəs ] adjective INFORMAL tasting extremely nice …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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