Definitions for sumptuousˈsʌmp tʃu əs
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deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous(adj)
rich and superior in quality
"a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
magnificent, luxurious, extremely good
Origin: From somptueux, sumptuosus, from sumptus, "expense", from sumere, "to take".
involving large outlay or expense; costly; expensive; hence, luxurious; splendid; magnificient; as, a sumptuous house or table; sumptuous apparel
Origin: [L. sumptuosus, fr. sumptus expanse, cost: cf. F. somptueux. See Sumptuary.]
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