nosh

[ nosh ]
/ nɒʃ /
Informal.
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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.

noun

a snack.

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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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British Dictionary definitions for nosh

nosh
/ (nɒʃ) slang /

noun

food or a meal

verb

to eat

Derived forms of nosh

nosher, noun

Word Origin for nosh

C20: from Yiddish; compare German naschen to nibble
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