- crunchy or chewy.
- Informal. for snacking: munchy foods like popcorn and cookies.
OTHER WORDS FROM munchymunch·i·ness, noun
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MORE ABOUT MUNCHY
What does munchy mean?
Munchy describes food that is crunchy or chewy, as in Devin loves raw carrots and celery because they’re munchy and help him focus.
Informally, munchy is also used to describe foods that are eaten as a snack rather than a meal, such as popcorn or cookies.
Example: They had some munchy food at the party but nothing substantial.
The related slang term the munchies refers to a persistent hunger or craving for foods, especially snacks or items considered junk foods.
Where does munchy come from?
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How is munchy used in real life?
Munchy is always used in the context of food, especially snack foods that crunch or are chewy. It’s not that commonly used.
I had a dream of a store called the goods. It was filled with the best munchy foods in the world and I just ate the entire dream
— Sal (@lostinsaucesal) January 22, 2014
Crunchy, meet munchy. Munchy, meet crunchy. You, eat crunchy munchy Wheat Thins. #EatThis
— Wheat Thins (@WheatThins) February 10, 2015
The munchy monster called. He wants cookies. Lots and lots of cookies. #HappyHolidaze
— Schmackary's Cookies (@Schmackarys) April 20, 2015
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Is munchy used correctly in the following sentence?
“The party starts after dinnertime, so I’m just going to serve some munchy snacks.”