yummy

adjective yum·my \ ˈyə-mē \
|Updated on: 5 Jul 2018

Definition of yummy

yummier; yummiest
: 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.

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

  1. He prepared all sorts of yummy dishes.

  2. a yummy meal that is also nutritious

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Origin and Etymology of yummy

yum-yum


YUMMY Defined for English Language Learners

yummy

Definition of yummy for English Language Learners

  • : very pleasing to the taste


YUMMY Defined for Kids

yummy

adjective yum·my \ ˈyə-mē \

Definition of yummy for Students

yummier; yummiest
: very pleasing especially to the taste
  • a yummy dessert


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