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snack

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noun \ˈsnak\

Simple Definition of snack

  • : a small amount of food eaten between meals

Full Definition of snack

  1. :  a light meal :  food eaten between regular meals; also :  food suitable for snacking

Examples of snack

  1. He had a snack of chips and dip.

  2. I didn't have time for lunch so I just grabbed a quick snack.

  3. peanuts, potato chips, and other snack foods



Origin of snack

Middle English snak bite, from snaken to bite, perhaps from Middle Dutch snacken to snap at — more at snatch


First Known Use: 1757


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snack

intransitive verb

Simple Definition of snack

  • : to eat a small amount of food between meals : to eat a snack

Full Definition of snack

  1. :  to eat a snack

Examples of snack

  1. She tries not to snack between meals.

  2. I'll just snack on an apple if I'm hungry.



1807

First Known Use of snack

1807


SNACK Defined for Kids

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snack

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noun \ˈsnak\

Definition of snack

  1. :  a small amount of food eaten between meals




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snack

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verb

Definition of snack

snackedsnack·ing

  1. :  to eat a small amount of food between meals




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