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snack

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noun \ˈsnak\

Simple Definition of snack

  • : a small amount of food eaten between meals

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of snack

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

Examples of snack in a sentence

  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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of snack

  1. :  to eat a snack

Examples of snack in a sentence

  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 for Students

  1. :  a small amount of food eaten between meals




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snack

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verb

Definition of snack for Students

snackedsnacking

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




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