Sump·tu·ous a. Involving large outlay or expense; costly; expensive; hence, luxurious; splendid; magnificient; as, a sumptuous house or table; sumptuous apparel.
We are too magnificient and sumptuous in our tables and attendance. --Atterbury.
She spoke, and turned her sumptuous head, with eyes
Of shining expectation fixed on mine. --Tennyson.
-- Sump*tu*ous*ly, adv. -- Sump*tu*ous*ness, n.
adv : in a sumptuous and opulent manner; "this government building
is sumptuously appointed" [syn: opulently]