munchies

plural noun
munch·​ies | \ ˈmən-chēz How to pronounce munchies (audio) \

Definition of munchies

1 : hunger pangs
2 : light snack foods

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First Known Use of munchies

1959, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of munchies was in 1959

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“Munchies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/munchies. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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munchies

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English Language Learners Definition of munchies

informal
US : light foods that are eaten as a snack
: a feeling of hunger

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