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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
yum•my /ˈyʌmi/USA pronunciation   adj., -mi•er, -mi•est. 
  1. Informal Termsvery pleasing to the senses, esp. to the taste;
    delicious.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
yum•my  (yumē), 
adj., -mi•er, -mi•est, n., pl. -mies. [Informal.]

adj. 
  1. Informal Termsvery pleasing to the senses, esp. to the taste;
    delicious:The waiter brought out a tray of yummy desserts.
  2. Informal Termsextremely attractive or appealing.

n. 
  1. Informal Termsan item of food that is particularly delicious:The bakery window was full of yummies.
  2. Informal Termsanything that is extremely attractive or appealing.
Etymology:
  • yum + -y1 1925–30


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

yummy /ˈjʌmɪ/ slang interj
  1. Also: yum-yum an exclamation indicating pleasure or delight, as in anticipation of delicious food
adj ( -mier, -miest)
  1. delicious, delightful, or attractive
Etymology: 20th Century: from yum-yum, of imitative origin



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