Definition of yum in English:
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Late 19th century: imitative.
Since the 1870s our natural response to eating tasty food has been represented in writing as yum or yum-yum, and delicious food has been described as yummy. In about 1993 yummy found a new use—a young, stylish, attractive, mother, particularly a celebrity photographed with her cute child, was called a yummy mummy.
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