Definitions for sumptuousˈsʌmp tʃu əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sump•tu•ousˈsʌmp tʃu əs(adj.)

  1. entailing great expense, as from choice materials.

  2. luxuriously fine or large; lavish:

    a sumptuous feast.

Origin of sumptuous:

1475–85; < L sūmptuōsus,=sūmptu(s) expense (see sumptuary ) +-ōsus -ous

sump′tu•ous•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous(adj)

    rich and superior in quality

    "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"

Wiktionary

  1. sumptuous(Adjective)

    magnificent, luxurious, extremely good

  2. Origin: From somptueux, sumptuosus, from sumptus, "expense", from sumere, "to take".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sumptuous(adj)

    involving large outlay or expense; costly; expensive; hence, luxurious; splendid; magnificient; as, a sumptuous house or table; sumptuous apparel


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sumptuous(adjective)

expensive and splendid

They live in sumptuous surroundings.

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