What does snack mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word snack.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bite, collation, snack(verb)

    a light informal meal

  2. nosh, snack(verb)

    eat a snack; eat lightly

    "She never loses weight because she snacks between meals"

Wiktionary

  1. snack(Noun)

    a light meal

  2. snack(Noun)

    an item of food eaten between meals

  3. snack(Verb)

    to eat a light meal

  4. snack(Verb)

    to eat between meals

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snack(verb)

    a share; a part or portion; -- obsolete, except in the colloquial phrase, to go snacks, i. e., to share

  2. Snack(verb)

    a slight, hasty repast

  3. Origin: [See Snatch, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Snack

    snak, n. a share: a slight, hasty meal.—v.t. to snatch, to bite: to share. [A form of snatch.]

Editors Contribution

  1. snack

    A small amount of food eaten between meals.

    I do like to snack at intervals during the day rather than eat a meal.

  2. snack

    A type of food and food product created and processed in various food colors, flavors, ingredients, recipes, shapes, sizes and substances.

    There are a variety of snack foods on the market to choose from.

  3. snack

    To eat a portion of food.

    I love to snack rather than eat a meal as I am the only person living in my house.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snack in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lauren Bloomberg:

    It has a lot of sugar in it, so we would keep this as a snack.

  2. Cindy Shelton:

    It’s an unlimited buffet so babies self-regulate when they breastfeed. They’re not going to overfeed or underfeed but sometimes they want a snack.

  3. Larissa Hirsch:

    Seeing what the parents eat, that makes a big impact, keep your kitchen stocked with healthy options. It's hard when you go to the kitchen to get something to eat and the things that you see are all of these snack foods that are filled with fat and salt and calories.

  4. Lorrene Ritchie:

    Serve fruits and vegetables with every meal (e.g., add frozen corn or other vegetables to mixed dishes and serve a side vegetable), and as a snack, and, most importantly, (parents should) model eating plenty of fruits and vegetables themselves, children learn from watching what adults do!

  5. John Rocco Savalli:

    Our banking system is like a bunch of kids stealing from the cookie jar, and when the central bankers are questioned about it, they lie, or they say they're doing it for our own good - and then we keep putting cookies in the jar - and keep allowing them to steal - when all that's really happening is they're getting a free snack on us. They don't even have to be on their best behavior to get the treat!

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Translations for snack

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • وجبة خفيفةArabic
  • svačinaCzech
  • mellemmåltidDanish
  • Imbiss, Jause, jausnen, Happen, Snack, ZwischenmahlzeitGerman
  • κολατσιόGreek
  • manĝeti, kolaziono, manĝetoEsperanto
  • botana, piquislabis, tentempié, refrigerio, refacción, bala fría, mecatear, bocado, piscolabis, picarSpanish
  • pikkupurtava, napostella, välipalaFinnish
  • casse-croûte, grignoter, hors-d'œuvre, goûter, grignotageFrench
  • spuntino, merendinaItalian
  • 軽食, おやつ, 間食する, スナック, 間食Japanese
  • kōmuramuraMāori
  • ужина, закускаMacedonian
  • зуушMongolian
  • snekMalay
  • tussendoortjeDutch
  • naalghazhíNavajo, Navaho
  • przekąskaPolish
  • lanchePortuguese
  • закусить, перекусывать, перекусить, закуска, перекус, закусыватьRussian
  • užina, zakuskaSerbo-Croatian
  • mellanmål, fikaSwedish
  • çerez, atıştırmalık, atıştırmakTurkish

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