used to express pleasurable satisfaction especially in the taste of food

Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yum-yum was in 1878

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Cite this Entry

“Yum-yum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yum-yum. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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