Scooby snack

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from the dog biscuits given to Shaggy and Scooby-Doo in the cartoon Scooby-Doo.

Noun[edit]

Scooby snack (plural Scooby snacks)

  1. (slang) A treat, usually a snack, especially if given as a reward.
    • 2005, Anne Thomas Soffee, Nerd Girl Rocks Paradise City: A True Story of Faking It in Hair Metal L.A., p. 61:
      It's over, and I scored not so much as a Scooby Snack.
    • 2003, Denise Dumars, Lori Nyx, The Dark Archetype: Exploring the Shadow Side of the Divine, p. 71:
      If for some reason the heart is not feather-light, it is Anubis' grim task to toss it like a Scooby snack to the menacing, ever-hungry she-monster, Ammit.
    • 2000, Dick Steflik, et al., Advanced Java Networking, p. 2:
      Then we will send them along the conveyor belt to be packaged and shipped off to some Java engineer turned writer who is in desperate need of a Scooby Snack.
  2. (slang) Illegal narcotics, particularly "shrooms" (hallucinogenic mushrooms.)
    • 2005, Meg Cabot, Darkest Hour - Page 225
      '“On my honor,” I said, “I am not whacked up on Scooby Snacks.”'
    • 2006, David Wellington, Monster Nation - Page 226
      "And then there's the question of what he's going to do when you run out of scooby snacks. You think he's tweaking now..."
    • 2001, Jaina Bell, Retards, Rebels, & Slackers - Page 25
      "Scooby snacks! Can we, pleeease?" Malik grinned wryly, broke a baggy of weed out, and started stuffing the pipe."
    • 1996 Fun Lovin' Criminals, Come Find Yourself, "Scooby Snacks".
      Runnin' around, robbin' banks all whacked, on the scooby snacks...

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