Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Slang Very pleasing to the taste or smell; delicious. See Synonyms at delicious.
  • adj. Slang Delightful; delicious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. delicious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. very pleasing or attractive; especially, pleasing to the taste; delicious; scrumptious.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

Etymologies

From yum, the sound of smacking the lips.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Your cheesecake look yummy ..yummy! hope I can learn to bake it one day.

    Creamy Mascarpone Cheesecake | Baking Bites

  • I love the covers for the Nauti series and Elizabeth Amber's Lords of Satyr covers are just plain yummy!!!

    Angels' Blood Countdown: Lora Leigh - Nauti Intentions ARC

  • All stuffed, filled and ready to be bathed in yummy ganache:

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • A couple of pairs of flats in yummy colours for those days when my toes aren't ready for all the peeping, and I'll be set!

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Maybe they're not tall, dark and handsome, but I say stubby, dark and yummy is much more fun to dream about.

    Dark Chocolate Truffles with Fleur de Sel..

  • She was a devotee of rare roast beef sandwiches and red shoes, and she had a penchant for using the word yummy to describe non-food items, like a pretty scarf or a soft sweater.

    Orangette

  • You said 'yummy' - are you sure it wasn't pizza LoL

    Burritos with Wendy

  • Their hunger levels were about the same as students who ate the bar described as "yummy" -- meaning that eating the "healthy" food actually made them feel hungrier than if they hadn't eaten a bar at all, the researchers said.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • I confess I'm totally anti all the pressure on mums to look 'yummy' - especially those who've only recently had their baby.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • He measured 21 inches and weighed eight pounds and eight ounces on arrival and is, reportedly, "yummy" - at least according to his mom, Jennifer Walzer.

    NYT > Home Page

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