What does sumptuous mean?

Definitions for sumptuousˈsʌmp tʃu əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sumptuous.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    rich and superior in quality

    "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"


  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

  2. Origin: [L. sumptuosus, fr. sumptus expanse, cost: cf. F. somptueux. See Sumptuary.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sumptuous

    sumpt′ū-us, adj. costly: magnificent.—ns. Sumptūos′ity, Sumpt′ūousness.—adv. Sumpt′ūously. [L. sumptuosus, costly—sumptus, cost.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sumptuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sumptuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anuj Somany:

    If there is no sumptuous and salubrious food in a wedding or other type of party, there will be hardly any guests not even most from the host's neighborhood.

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