Definition of scrummy in English:

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scrummy

Pronunciation: /ˈskrʌmi/

adjective (scrummier, scrummiest)

informal
Delicious: you can eat scrummy treats such as ice cream if it isn’t scrummy Sean Bean playing photography lecturer Paul
More example sentences
  • I served it for dinner, to accompany some absolutely scrummy, more delicious than you can imagine, Lamb Crepinettes with Cumin, Mint and Orange Zest that I had in the freezer.
  • Our waiter suggested a vegetable side dish for us - potatoes with chick peas, which proved to be an excellent choice: the potatoes were fall-away soft and thoroughly scrummy.
  • I am more than happy to play and experiment with this one a few more times before I can share a more solid recipe for this most yummy of scrummy English desserts.

Origin

Early 20th century: from scrumptious + -y1.

Words that rhyme with scrummy

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

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