[ muhn-chee ]
/ ˈmʌn tʃi /
adjective, munch·i·er, munch·i·est. Also munch·ie.
- crunchy or chewy.
- Informal. for snacking: munchy foods like popcorn and cookies.
noun, plural munch·ies.
munchies, Informal. food suitable or meant for snacking: Munchies were served before dinner.
the munchies, Slang. hunger, especially a craving for sweets or snacks: suffering from the munchies.
Words nearby munchy
OTHER WORDS FROM munchymunch·i·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for munchies
Melissa had to go “rescue” her and drive her home and stop for cheeseburgers because Joan had the munchies so bad.Billy Sammeth, the Manager Fired by Cher and Joan Rivers, Tells His Side of the Story|Kevin Sessums|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Anyone who enjoys familiar American-style munchies (and ample amounts of salt) will find this mix of cupboard staples satiating.
British Dictionary definitions for munchies
/ (ˈmʌntʃɪz) /
pl n slang
the munchies a craving for food, induced by alcohol or drugs
snacks or food collectively
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