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. Michael Grandner:

    It's never too late to eat a small snack, i might have a small snack about an hour before going to bed, but many nights, I don't.

  3. 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.

  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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