[ nosh ]
/ nɒʃ /
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verb (used without object)
to snack or eat between meals.
verb (used with object)
to snack on: They noshed peanuts and cookies while watching television.
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Origin of nosh
1955–60; <Yiddish nashn;Middle High German naschen,Old High German nascōn to nibble, gnaw; cognate with Danish naske,Swedish snaska
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How to use nosh in a sentence
There are many of the Sag-a-noshes amongst us, and we love them.
We have long heard of the Sag-a-noshes, and we have been anxious to come and see them.
British Dictionary definitions for nosh
/ (nɒʃ) slang /
food or a meal
Derived forms of noshnosher, noun
Word Origin for nosh
C20: from Yiddish; compare German naschen to nibble
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