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yummy

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adjective yum·my \ˈyə-mē\

Simple Definition of yummy

  • : very pleasing to the taste

Full Definition of yummy

yum·mi·eryum·mi·est

  1. :  highly attractive or pleasing; especially :  delicious, delectable

Examples of yummy

  1. He prepared all sorts of yummy dishes.

  2. <a yummy meal that is also nutritious>



Origin of yummy

yum-yum


First Known Use: 1899


YUMMY Defined for Kids

yummy

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adjective yum·my \ˈyə-mē\

Definition of yummy

yum·mi·eryum·mi·est

  1. :  very pleasing especially to the taste <a yummy dessert>





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