Definition of scrummy in English:


adjectivescrummiest, scrummier

  • Delicious.

    ‘you can eat scrummy treats such as ice cream’
    ‘if it isn't scrummy Sean Bean playing photography lecturer Paul’
    • ‘‘Oh, Em you're far too scrummy to be a hag,’ he gushed and hugged her.’
    • ‘He and his lady Liz threw a breaking the fast dinner party that was very pleasant and very scrummy.’
    • ‘After my challenging workout we take off to The Boulevard for a scrummy lunch.’
    • ‘I have been going to The Hill for over a year now & I love it, the service is friendly, the bar is beautiful and the food is deliciously scrummy.’
    • ‘‘No healthy person will want more than one deep-fried mini Mars Bar in a lifetime - but they are rather scrummy,’ she gushes.’
    • ‘Compared to the misery of a chicken sandwich, it was a taste explosion of sugars and fats and scrummy cocoa solids and buttermilk.’
    • ‘I am more than happy to play and experiment with this one a few more times before I can share a more solid recipe for this most yummy of scrummy English desserts.’
    • ‘And in the meantime there's lots of scrummy stuff on the website.’
    • ‘I served it for dinner, to accompany some absolutely scrummy, more delicious than you can imagine, Lamb Crepinettes with Cumin, Mint and Orange Zest that I had in the freezer.’
    • ‘I had no idea what a stovie was, and am still a little unsure, but it was just scrummy!’
    • ‘The home-made dips look particularly scrummy.’
    • ‘Had a scrummy lunch of tapas before wandering round town in the sunshine. Headed home for a lovely Indonsian dinner.’
    • ‘We lingered over dinner for three hours, enjoying every hospitable and scrummy minute of it.’
    • ‘We celebrated this decision by eschewing mashed potato for a night and buying a scrummy looking continental salad from the supermarket.’
    • ‘We passed on staying in one of the hotel's 12 scrummy rooms and opted for one of the log cabins nestling among a Blair Witch-type forest of birch and ash just behind the Four Seasons.’
    • ‘Our waiter suggested a vegetable side dish for us - potatoes with chick peas, which proved to be an excellent choice: the potatoes were fall-away soft and thoroughly scrummy.’
    • ‘The only argument was whether to have this scrummy little bun piled high with bacon for breakfast or to simply smother it with butter as a tasty mid-day treat.’
    • ‘‘So, back to when we got distracted by Matthew's scrummy body,’ Sheila said, quickly drinking half of her red wine, ‘You like Matthew.’’
    • ‘Lying there I thought of Will again, and how scrummy he looked.’
    • ‘With stiff backs and aching feet, we had done our bit and wanted to get home to our scrummy Sunday dinner.’
    juicy, moist, luscious, lush, fleshy, pulpy, soft, tender, fresh, ripe
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Early 20th century: from scrumptious + -y.