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A snack or light meal.
intr.v. noshed, nosh·ing, nosh·es
To eat a snack or light meal: noshed on a bagel between classes.
[Yiddish nash, from nashn, to eat sweets, nibble on, from Middle High German naschen, to nibble, from Old High German hnascōn.]
food or a meal
[C20: from Yiddish; compare German naschen to nibble]
1. to snack or eat between meals.v.t.
2. to snack on: to nosh potato chips.n.
3. a snack.
[1945–50; < Yiddish nashn; compare Middle High German naschen to gnaw]
Past participle: noshed
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|Noun||1.||nosh - (Yiddish) a snack or light meal |
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
|Verb||1.||nosh - eat a snack; eat lightly; "She never loses weight because she snacks between meals"|
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
1. food, eats (slang), fare, grub (slang), feed, tack (informal), scoff (slang), kai (N.Z. informal), chow (informal), sustenance, victuals, comestibles, nosebag (slang), vittles (obsolete or dialect), viands a restaurant which serves fine wines and posh nosh