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adjective, munch·i·er, munch·i·est. Also munch·ie.
  1. (of food)
    1. crunchy or chewy.
    2. Informal.for snacking: munchy foods like popcorn and cookies.
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noun, plural munch·ies.
  1. munchies, Informal. food suitable or meant for snacking: Munchies were served before dinner.
  2. the munchies, Slang. hunger, especially a craving for sweets or snacks: suffering from the munchies.
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Origin of munchy

1915–20; munch + -y1 or -y2
Related formsmunch·i·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for munchie

Historical Examples of munchie

  • "I think I can run faster than anybody," said Munchie Trot, the boy pony.

    Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail

    Howard R. Garis

  • So Uncle Wiggily got on Munchie's back, and away they started after the runaway pony.