from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Splendid; delectable: "Normandy . . . where the bosky landscape is enchanting [and the pen] inadequate to describe the scrumptious food and wine” ( Daily Telegraph). See Synonyms at delicious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Delicious; delectable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Nice; particular; fastidious; excellent; fine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fine; nice; particular; fastidious.
- Delightful; first-rate: as, scrumptious weather.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
Perhaps alteration of sumptuous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Probably an alteration of sumptuous. First noted in 1836. Originally meant "stylish, splendid". For example, a 1864 dictionary of slang lists the meanings of "nice, particular, beautiful". In the sense of "delicious" - from 1881. (Wiktionary)