Definition of Snack

1. Noun. A light informal meal.

Exact synonyms: Bite, Collation
Generic synonyms: Meal, Repast
Specialized synonyms: Refreshment, Nosh, Coffee Break, Tea Break



2. Verb. Eat a snack; eat lightly. "Sam and Sue snack"; "She never loses weight because she snacks between meals"
Exact synonyms: Nosh
Generic synonyms: Eat
Specialized synonyms: Browse, Graze
Derivative terms: Nosh, Nosher, Snacker

Definition of Snack

1. n. A share; a part or portion; -- obsolete, except in the colloquial phrase, to go snacks, i. e., to share.

Definition of Snack

1. Noun. a light meal ¹

2. Noun. an item of food eaten between meals ¹

3. Verb. to eat a light meal ¹

4. Verb. to eat between meals ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snack

1. to eat a light meal [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snack

smutty
smyth
smythite
smytrie
smytries
sn-glycerol-3-phosphorylcholine synthetase
snRNA
snRNAs
snRNP
snab
snabble
snabbled
snabbles
snabbling
snabs
snack (current term)
snack bar
snack bars
snack counter
snack down
snack food
snackable
snacked
snacker
snackeries
snackers
snackery
snackette
snackettes
snackfood

Literary usage of Snack

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1. Owed Justice: Thai Women Trafficked Into Debt Bondage in Japan by Kinsey Dinan (2000)
"snack bars Though debt bondage and other slavery-like practices occur in a variety of work places, the discussion below focuses on the conditions in ..."

2. Final Justice: Police and Death Squad Homicides of Adolescents in Brazil by Ben Penglase (1994)
"The Lanchonete (snack-bar) Espeto de Praia On July 10,1992, in Sao Bernardo, a large industrial town near the city of Sao Paulo, two boys were shot and ..."

3. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"A snack before break- fait. Dew-drink. Л draught before breakfast. In harvest the men are allowed, in tome counties, a drink of beer before they begin work. ..."

4. A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1809)
"Come, son Bruin, we are all seated at table, man; we have but just time for a snack: the candidates are near upon coming. Bruin. ..."

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