adjective, yum·mi·er, yum·mi·est.

  1. very pleasing to the senses, especially to the taste; delicious: The waiter brought out a tray of yummy desserts.
  2. extremely attractive or appealing.

noun, plural yum·mies.

  1. an item of food that is particularly delicious: The bakery window was full of yummies.
  2. anything that is extremely attractive or appealing.


  1. Also: yum-yum an exclamation indicating pleasure or delight, as in anticipation of delicious food

adjective -mier or -miest

  1. delicious, delightful, or attractive

“delicious,” 1899, from baby talk. Yum-yum as an exclamation of pleasure is recorded from 1878.

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