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snack off (of) (something)
1. To eat small amounts of food displayed or provided on some surface. The grocery store fired the employee after it was discovered that he had been snacking off the shelves. My kids are such fussy eaters that I usually snack off of their plates to avoid wasting food.
2. To eat small amounts of something as a snack. I love watching the birds and squirrels come up to the feeder throughout the day to snack off of seeds. I've been snacking off that roast ham all day, so I'm not terribly hungry.
snack on (something)
To eat small amounts of something as a snack. I love watching the birds and squirrels come up to the feeder throughout the day to snack on seeds. I've been snacking on that roast ham all day, so I'm not terribly hungry.
slang Someone who is very physically attractive or appealing. Ooh girl, you're looking like a snack tonight! With those lips and that hair, Ben's a total snack.
See also: snack
looking like a snack
slang Looking very physically attractive or appealing. He's just standing over there, looking like a snack—you should go talk to him. Ooh girl, you're looking like a snack tonight!
fix (something) for breakfast/lunch/dinner/etc.
To make or prepare some dish for a particular meal. I'm fixing spaghetti and meatballs for dinner tonight. We better get out of here if Aunt Louise is fixing something for supper—you know she can't cook.
snack off (of) something
to eat food, bit by bit, in little snacks. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Please don't snack off the turkey so we can get another meal out of it. Who has been snacking off of last night's roast beef?
To eat something as a snack: One way to lose weight is to snack on carrots instead of junk food.