What does the word sumptuous mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sumptuousness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Sumptuously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Involving lavish expenditure; luxurious.

Usage examples for sumptuous

  1. Their feastings and entertainments in consequence were very sumptuous, and various Grecian compositions, suitable to the occasion, were recited before them. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. It was gorgeous and sumptuous, and unlike anything else in England or Scotland. – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn