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yummy

Syllabification: yum·my
Pronunciation: /ˈyəmē
 
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Definition of yummy in English:

adjective (yummier, yummiest)

informal
1(Of food) delicious: yummy pumpkin cakes
More example sentences
  • What I did was make some healthy yummy food for her when she was at my house, then give her the recipes.
  • I love having dinner here as the food is always yummy and I don't have to do any dishes.
  • There also will be yummy food and cold drinks for sale.
1.1Highly attractive and desirable: I scooped up this yummy young man

noun

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Delicious food: plates of homemade yummies
More example sentences
  • Going by the crowd response near the stalls, it seemed that the yummies were too good to resist.
  • The first thing I did when I got home was prepare a nice, big dish of yummies for the kitty, since he was obviously starving.
  • Chocolate Ginger Ice Cream from Reed's, the brewers of that fantastic Ginger Brew, was one of the new yummies at the Fancy Foods Show in San Francisco this week.

Origin

late 19th century: from yum + -y1.

Words that rhyme with yummy

Brummie, chummy, crumby, crummy, dummy, gummy, lumme, mummy, plummy, rummy, scrummy, scummy, slummy, tummy

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