sumptuous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “sumptuous” in the English Dictionary

"sumptuous" in British English

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sumptuousadjective

uk   us   /ˈsʌmp.tju.əs/
luxurious and ​showing that you are ​rich: The ​celebritygueststurned up ​dressed in sumptuous ​eveninggowns.
sumptuously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of sumptuous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sumptuous" in American English

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sumptuousadjective

 us   /ˈsʌm·tʃu·əs/
of high ​quality, and often ​expensive: I had never ​seen such a sumptuous ​apartment.
(Definition of sumptuous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sumptuous”
in Spanish suntuoso…
in Vietnamese xa hoa, xa xỉ…
in Malaysian mewah…
in Thai หรูหรา, ฟุ่มเฟือย…
in French somptueux…
in German kostespielig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奢侈的,豪华的,奢华的…
in Indonesian mewah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奢侈的,豪華的,奢華的…
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