munch

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English

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Etymology

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From Middle English monchen, a variant of mocchen, mucchen ("to munch (food); chew audibly"; > Modern English dialectal mouch), probably imitative in origin (compare crunch).

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munch (third-person singular simple present munches, present participle munching, simple past and past participle munched)

  1. (often with "on") To chew with a grinding, crunching sound, and with the mouth closed.
    Jim was munching on a biscotti.
  2. To eat vigorously or with excitement.
    Watching old Bill munch his pancakes makes me hungry!
    • 2013 August 3, “Revenge of the Nerds”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8847:
      Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.

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Noun

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munch (countable and uncountable, plural munches)

  1. A location or restaurant where good eating can be expected.
    Sally is having a breakfast munch at her place!
  2. (colloquial) An act of eating.
    We had a good munch at the chippy.
  3. (uncountable, slang) Food.
    • 2014, Tommy Hawkins, Let's Get Dogs#!t, page 127:
      So once we had a shower with what only I can describe as a fitted garden hose with a broken head, ventured out to get some munch. We found a little restaurant, sat down and pretty much got told what we was [sic] having.
  4. (BDSM) A casual meeting for those interested in BDSM, usually at a restaurant, bar or pub.
    • 1996, peh^ – the prat with the hat, “What Is a 'Munch'?”, in alt.sex.femdom (Usenet):
      And thanks to the stunning paxie for getting it all together and creating the best munch ever in the history of munches. :)
    • 2000, Anton, “BDSM Parties and Munches”, in alt.sadistic (Usenet):
      does anyone know any BDSM parties and munches, in greece???
  5. (This is a hot sense, kept provisionally) (New York drill music, slang, derogatory) Someone who easily agrees to give oral sex[popularized, if not invented, by Ice Spice from August 2022]
    • 2022 August 10, “Munch (Feelin' U)”, performed by Ice Spice:
      You thought I was feelin' you? (Nah) That nigga a munch.
    • 2022 October 31, Yus Gz (lyrics and music), “MunchK (Munch Remix)”‎[1]:
      Catch lil' Ddot outside, a Blizzy gettin' dead
      And his mother a munch, she gon' gimme neck
    • 2022 December 5, Raud & Bril (lyrics and music), “No Munchies”‎[2]:
      Hump real nice, I'm all in her goodies
      I don't eat the cake, I play with the pussy
      Waking up late so I take her to brunch
      She said, “Eat the ass,“ she think I'm a munch
    • 2023 January 1, Uncle Murda (lyrics and music), “Rap Up 2022” (track 9), in Rap Up[3]:
      How many kids this nigga Nick Cannon plan on fucking having
      It's like he tryna get a hundred more girls pregnant
      And overturning Roe vs. Wade ain't helping
      You moving like a munch we know what you about
      Drake unfollowed Ice Spice after he flew her out
    • 2023 February 10, Fiction Fake (lyrics and music), “Gut / Butterflies”‎[4]:
      This year niggas know that I'm up
      Make you feel it inside of your gut
      Put my finger inside of her what
      I'm a ooter so don't try to front
      That boy dirty, that nigga a munch
      That boy dirty, he live in the Bronx
    • 2023 March 26, Phillino (lyrics and music), “Bad Bunny”‎[5]:
      Got a piercing and sum tats, I had to tell u do your make up
      You the type of white girl to have ur parents tell you wake up
      You a snow bunny, you a hoe with snow money, you can go and be a munch while I fuck on old honeys

Luxembourgish

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Etymology

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From Middle High German manec, from Old High German manag. Cognate with German manch, Dutch menig, English many.

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munch

  1. many

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