The last chapter of my most recent book was about why one should not snack.
Media adoration is like snack food—irresistible, addictive, and ultimately not good for you.
If you can add a bit of protein and fat to your snack, so much the better.
“We act like a snack, not a vegetable,” Dunn told his investors.
snack foods that can be devoured in a bite or two are perfect Super Bowl fare, and these beer-battered shrimp are no exception.
I know George has a snack stowed away in his haversack right now.
And some sandwiches and pound cake for a snack for ourselves.
When he stopped to make a pot of black tea and warm a snack to eat Jolly Roger tried to explain this new meaning of life to Peter.
"You are just in time for a snack," old man Pitt cried, waving the leg of a chicken.
After a bite and a snack I went to bed, not to worry, but to sleep.
c.1300, "to bite or snap" (of a dog), probably from Middle Dutch or Flemish snacken "to snatch, snap; chatter," which Watkins traces to a hypothetical Germanic imitative root *snu- forming words having to do with the nose (see snout). The meaning "have a mere bite or morsel, eat a light meal" is first attested 1807. Related: Snacked; snacking.
c.1400, "a snatch or snap" (especially that of a dog), from snack (v.). Later "a snappish remark" (1550s); "a share, portion, part" (1680s; hence old expression go snacks "share, divide; have a share in"). Main modern meaning "a bite or morsel to eat hastily" is attested from 1757. Snack bar is attested from 1923. Commercial plural form snax attested from 1942 in the vending machine trade.