snack

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

snack (plural snacks)

  1. A light meal.
  2. An item of food eaten between meals.
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Verb[edit]

snack (third-person singular simple present snacks, present participle snacking, simple past and past participle snacked)

  1. to eat a light meal
  2. to eat between meals
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Etymology 2[edit]

See snatch (transitive verb).

Noun[edit]

snack (plural snacks)

  1. (obsolete) A share; a part or portion.
    • Alexander Pope
      At last he whispers, "Do, and we go snacks."

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English snack, from Middle Dutch snacken (from which snakken).

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snack m (plural snacks, diminutive snackje n)

  1. snack

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snack

  1. first-person singular present indicative of snacken
  2. imperative of snacken

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English snack

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snack m (plural snacks)

  1. snack bar

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Swedish[edit]

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snack n (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) talk, speech

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