Definition of scrumpy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈskrʌmpi


[mass noun] British
Rough strong cider, especially as made in the West Country of England.
More example sentences
  • You might land in Alloa just as the Real Ale Festival kicks off and be faced with over 40 real ales plus scrumpy and wine, the perfect antidote to a hard day's walking.
  • They are shy, mostly, though you'd not think so on a scrumpy [rough apple cider] night when things can get rather lively and rumbustious.
  • I risked a pint of Old Rosie, scrumpy cider twice the strength of normal beer!


early 20th century: from dialect scrump 'withered apple'.

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