Meaning of scrumdiddlyumptious in English:

scrumdiddlyumptious

adjective

  • 1 informal (of food) extremely tasty; delicious.

    • ‘scoops of scrumdiddlyumptious ice cream in so many different flavours’
    1. 1.1(of a person) very attractive.
      ‘you didn't mention he was scrumdiddlyumptious!’
      • ‘you look positively scrumdiddlyumptious’

Pronunciation

scrumdiddlyumptious

/ˌskrʌmdɪdlɪˈʌm(p)ʃəs/ /ˌskrʌmdɪdəlɪˈʌm(p)ʃəs/

Origin

1940s (originally US slang): humorous alteration of scrumptious, popularized by Roald Dahl's novel The BFG (1982).