- to snack or eat between meals.
- to snack on: They noshed peanuts and cookies while watching television.
- a snack.
Origin of nosh
Examples from the Web for nosh
Post-ceremony, the guests will nosh on a gluten-free vegan cake.Chelsea Clinton's Big Day
The Daily Beast
July 31, 2010
For multiple grumbling stomachs, here are five ways to nosh that will suit every type of holiday snacker.Snack Mixes That Won't Bite Back
December 29, 2009
There is an endless number of dishes that I can start with sofrito, olives will enhance it, or stand on their own as a nosh.A Little Latin Flavor
October 21, 2009
- food or a meal
- to eat
Word Origin and History for nosh
1957, from Yiddish nashn "nibble," from Middle High German naschen, from Old High German hnascon, nascon "to nibble," from Proto-Germanic *(g)naskon. Related: Noshed; noshing. Earlier as a noun (1917) meaning "a restaurant," short for nosh-house.