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Definition of Sumptuous


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

Sumptuous Quotations

I grew up with the sea, and poverty for me was sumptuous; then I lost the sea and found all luxuries gray and poverty unbearable.
Albert Camus

I thought 'Skyfall' was a sumptuous film.
Matt Smith

It is very grand and sumptuous and awesome to look at but it was really about the characters for me.
Emmy Rossum

The product of extraordinary wealth allied to a taste for the sumptuous.
R. W. Apple, Jr.

Thus the public use of reason and freedom is nothing but a dessert, a sumptuous dessert.
Johann Georg Hamann
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Sumptuous Translations

sumptuous in French is somptueux
sumptuous in German is kostbar
sumptuous in Italian is fastoso, lussuoso
sumptuous in Spanish is rumboso, lucido
sumptuous in Swedish is praktfull
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