verb (used without object)
- smyth sewing,
- smyth, dame ethel mary,
- snack bar,
- snack table,
Origin of snack
Examples from the Web for snack
Late former governors of NY, TX starred in a 1994 snack chip ad.
And the “Pond Pit” snack bar will serve fried tadpole rolls.
Or the World Series where you can take a snack break during the wind-up for every pitch.
I snack them in between [checkpoints] with some fish or beef fat, something to give them some quick energy.
If you muttered, “blasphemy” after reading the first tip about skipping a snack, then snack smart.6 Ways to Avoid ‘Sochi Gut’ While Watching the Olympics|Jenna A. Bell|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And most solemnly do I swear, that Miss Howe shall come in for her snack.Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
That snack of crackers and cheese and cold tongue would strike me about right.The Outdoor Chums on the Lake|Quincy Allen
They had been laughing over their early morning snack, now Ilya Simonov looked at her approvingly.Freedom|Dallas McCord Reynolds
I gave him a bit of my snack, and then I got more from Bill Park.Rick and Ruddy|Howard R. Garis
I ain't had ary bite since noon, an' then 'twas a snack only.Canoe Mates in Canada|St. George Rathborne
Word Origin for snack
c.1300, "to bite or snap" (of a dog), probably from Middle Dutch or Flemish snacken "to snatch, snap; chatter," which Watkins traces to a hypothetical Germanic imitative root *snu- forming words having to do with the nose (see snout). The meaning "have a mere bite or morsel, eat a light meal" is first attested 1807. Related: Snacked; snacking.
c.1400, "a snatch or snap" (especially that of a dog), from snack (v.). Later "a snappish remark" (1550s); "a share, portion, part" (1680s; hence old expression go snacks "share, divide; have a share in"). Main modern meaning "a bite or morsel to eat hastily" is attested from 1757. Snack bar is attested from 1923. Commercial plural form snax attested from 1942 in the vending machine trade.