One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1(of food) extremely tasty; delicious.‘scoops of scrumdiddlyumptious ice cream in so many different flavours’
- 1.1 (of a person) very attractive.‘you didn't mention he was scrumdiddlyumptious!’‘you look positively scrumdiddlyumptious’
- 1.1 (of a person) very attractive.
1940s (originally US slang): humorous alteration of scrumptious, popularized by Roald Dahl's novel The BFG (1982).
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