What does snack mean?

Definitions for snack
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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

    Etymology: [See Snatch, v. t.]

  2. Snack(verb)

    a slight, hasty repast

    Etymology: [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 type of food.

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

    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2016  
  2. 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.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2016  

How to pronounce snack?

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How to say snack in sign language?

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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

Examples of snack in a Sentence

  1. Lauren Bloomberg:

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

  2. 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!

  3. Brooks Dunn:

    I’d jump on the bike almost every concert and just go cruise through the parking lots to see what people are up to and there’s this huge tailgate party. It’s like a football game before people go in, they don’t just go in and sit in their seats for hours, there’s a lot of that kind of stuff in the book, too, so if you’re going to a football game or a concert or whatever, here’s some fun foods you can take with you to snack on.

  4. Keri Gans:

    A snack can help fuel you, especially during the afternoon slump. A piece of gum won't provide that energy that's needed... that you might get from a piece of string cheese and a piece of fruit, a handful of almonds or a yogurt.

  5. Anna Young:

    I get hungrier now that I am breastfeeding, on race day, I wish I had brought a snack for before the start of the race (since I had eaten at about 4 a.m.)because I wasvery hungry by the end.

Images & Illustrations of snack

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