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Friday, April 27, 2012

Definitions for nosh

  1. To snack or eat between meals.
  2. To snack on.
  3. A snack.

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Citations for nosh
“Here are more munchies for you to nosh on. I know you're probably hungry.” Vincent added a platter of scrumptious fried calamari to the table. Jessica Speart, Black Delta Night
"You got anything to nosh on?" "We're going to a good restaurant; leave your appetite alone." William Goldman, Boys and Girls Together
Origin of nosh
1955-1960
Nosh stems from the Yiddish word nashn from the German word meaning "to nibble." It entered English in the 1950s.