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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Examples of munchies in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This variety snack box is chock full of salty, sweet and crunchy munchies that will satisfy just about any craving. Karla Pope, Woman's Day, 4 May 2022 Feel free to bring your own munchies in a clear 1-gallon bag. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 18 Mar. 2022 Although recreational marijuana has yet to be legalized in Ohio, Cincinnatians are still getting in on the fun today with new beer releases, events and deals on munchies-curing foods. Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 20 Apr. 2022 And subscription snack boxes keep my munchies at bay without my having to forage for the most obscene flavor of Combos at my local bodega or raid the BA test kitchen for pecan nubs left over from muffin recipe testing. Bon Appétit, 19 Apr. 2022 Timba crunches into the munchies and chews thoughtfully before giving the dish an impressive 8.5 out of 10, dinging his pal only for over salting the food. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 14 Feb. 2022 Many types of munchies and beverage items are substantially more expensive compared to last year. Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic, 13 Feb. 2022 Later in the evening, Molly and Taurean are still rolling and have a severe case of the munchies. Cate Young, Vulture, 20 Dec. 2021 But then comes a serious case of the munchies—for harder drugs. Daniel Kibblesmith, The New Yorker, 8 Dec. 2021 See More

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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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17 May 2022

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“Munchies.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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