Snack - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |snæk|  American pronunciation of the word snack
Brit.  |snak|  British pronunciation of the word snack

noun

- a light informal meal (syn: bite, collation)

verb

- eat a snack; eat lightly(syn: nosh)

Examples

He had a snack of chips and dip.

I didn't have time for lunch so I just grabbed a quick snack.

peanuts, potato chips, and other snack foods

I grabbed a quick snack.

Drinks and light snacks are served at the bar.

I'm trying not to snack between meals.

She never loses weight because she snacks between meals

a snack mix containing pretzels, nuts, and raisins

The crowd was queuing at the snack bar.

...would anyone like a beverage with their snack?...

...every commercial seemed to be for some tempting snack specifically designed to entice me from my diet...

...a medley of snack foods available on the buffet table...

...opted for a nutritious snack and bought an apple instead of a candy bar...

She tries not to snack between meals.

I'll just snack on an apple if I'm hungry.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: snack
he/she/it: snacks
present participle: snacking
past tense: snacked
past participle: snacked
noun
singular: snack
plural: snacks
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