nosh

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nosh

1. noun, slang Food, especially a small meal or light snack. Primarily heard in UK. Let's get some nosh before we head off—I'm a bit peckish! You'll want a bit of nosh if you're planning on drinking all afternoon.
2. verb, slang To munch on some food, especially a small meal or light snack. Primarily heard in UK. He sat there happily noshing a chocolate bar and watching cartoons. I wish you wouldn't nosh at the desk like that—you always get crumbs everywhere!

nosh on (something)

To snack on something. Primarily heard in UK. He sat there happily noshing on a chocolate bar and watching cartoons.
See also: nosh, on

nosh on something

to make a snack of something. After Thanksgiving, we noshed on turkey for three days. Who's been noshing on the chocolate cake?
See also: nosh, on

nosh on

v.
To eat something as a snack or a light meal: At the reception, the guests noshed on bagels, cream cheese, and lox.
See also: nosh, on

nosh

(nɑʃ)
1. n. a snack. (From German via Yiddish.) I don’t want a nosh. I need a whole meal.
2. in. to snack. Every time I see you, you’re noshing.

nosh on something

(ˈnɑʃ...)
in. to make a snack of something. After Thanksgiving, we noshed on turkey for three days.
See also: nosh, on, something