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scrumptious

Postby Bailey » Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:46 pm

scrump·tious (skrmpshs)
adj.
Splendid; delectable: "Normandy . . . where the bosky landscape is enchanting [and the pen] inadequate to describe the scrumptious food and wine" Daily Telegraph. See Synonyms at delicious.


[Perhaps alteration of sumptuous.]



scrumptious·ly adv.
scrumptious·ness n.

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ThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words AntonymsAdj. 1. scrumptious - extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
delectable, pleasant-tasting, toothsome, yummy, delicious, luscious
tasteful - having flavor

I remember when I was younger, stuff tasted better

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Postby Garzo » Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:28 am

So, no connexion with scrumping and scrumpy then?

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Postby Bailey » Wed Aug 09, 2006 10:28 am

Garzo wrote:So, no connexion with scrumping and scrumpy then?

— Garzo.

what are they? never heard of them

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