yummy

adjective
yum·​my | \ ˈyə-mē How to pronounce yummy (audio) \
yummier; yummiest

Definition of yummy

: highly attractive or pleasing especially : delicious, delectable yummy desserts The café makes some of the yummiest onion soup in town, too. — Alexander F. Lobrano, Jr.

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Other Words from yummy

yummy noun, plural yummies
… she has been known to keep a desk drawer full of prepackaged yummies — Celia Wren
yumminess noun
A delicious red [wine] with a track record for yumminess, it's a real value at this price. — James Suckling

Examples of yummy in a Sentence

He prepared all sorts of yummy dishes. a yummy meal that is also nutritious
Recent Examples on the Web Limon Gumusluk is the best casual place to watch the beautiful sunset and have yummy cocktails. Monica Mendal, Forbes, 10 May 2021 There’s also a full menu of delicious breakfast treats, pizzas, sandwiches and a bunch of other yummy treats. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, 1 May 2021 Peanuts blended with rich cocoa for a yummy dark chocolatey flavor. cleveland, 1 Mar. 2021 Peanuts blended with rich cocoa for a yummy dark chocolatey flavor. cleveland, 1 Mar. 2021 The radishes, sprinkled with flaked salt, are surprisingly yummy. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 May 2021 Peanuts blended with rich cocoa for a yummy dark chocolatey flavor. cleveland, 1 Mar. 2021 Or simple hospitality — an orca offers the scuba-diving photographer Brian Skerry a yummy stingray carcass (somewhat churlishly Skerry declines). BostonGlobe.com, 15 Apr. 2021 Take chickpeas, which are packed with protein (and fiber) and make a yummy pasta addition in various forms—whether puréed into a rich, creamy sauce or crisped up in oil to use as a crunchy topping. Audrey Bruno, SELF, 2 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of yummy

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yummy

yum-yum

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Last Updated

5 Jun 2021

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“Yummy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yummy. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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More Definitions for yummy

yummy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of yummy

informal : very pleasing to the taste

yummy

adjective
yum·​my | \ ˈyə-mē How to pronounce yummy (audio) \
yummier; yummiest

Kids Definition of yummy

: very pleasing especially to the taste a yummy dessert

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