get the munchies

get the munchies

  (informal)
to feel a bit hungry Do you ever get the munchies late at night and find there's absolutely nothing in the house you want to eat?
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So when you get the munchies on the way back from the pub and sink your teeth into a burger remember this There might already be teeth in it
Harold & Kumar Get The Munchies (MGM Home Entertainment, pounds 15.
I didn't find what I was looking for, so I created a simple, delicious alternative and packaged it in small, easy-to-carry, re-sealable bags - ideal for taking to the gym, on a hike, or simply keeping at home for when you get the munchies.
Also, fill baggies with your fave snacks so you'll have stuff to nibble on when you get the munchies (pack enough to share).
After all, it's been well documented that people get the munchies after they have had a go on the wacky baccy, not before.
AN ENERGETIC colleague reckons this little goldmine is great if you get the munchies after midnight.