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 (nŏm) Slang
interj. or nom nom nom
Used to express unrestrained pleasure in the food one is eating.
A pleasurable experience of eating. Often used in the plural: stopped in at the cafe for some noms.

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Ide," and whoever wrote them was also the author of the lines "To Isadore." In order, doubtless, to give a show of variety, Poe was then publishing some of his known works in his journal over noms de plume, and as no other writings whatever can be traced to any person bearing the name of "A.
The marquis with supernatural gravity mentioned to him the name of each, while the gentleman who bore it bowed; they were all what are called in France beaux noms. "I wanted extremely to see you," the duchess went on.
It was thought and said that she was intellectual; it was suspected of her that she wrote under a nom de guerre.
"That name sounds strange to you," said Athos, smiling; "it was my nom de guerre when Monsieur D'Artagnan, two other gallant friends and myself performed some feats of arms at the siege of La Rochelle, under the deceased cardinal and Monsieur de Bassompierre.
"Quel nom a cetter jeune demoiselle en les pantoulles jolis?"
Monsieur a parle de vous: il m'a demande le nom de ma gouvernante, et si elle n'etait pas une petite personne, assez mince et un peu pale.
It was in old French, and ran somewhat in this way: Or avant, entre nous tous freres Battons nos charognes bien fort En remembrant la grant misere De Dieu et sa piteuse mort Qui fut pris en la gent amere Et vendus et trais a tort Et bastu sa chair, vierge et dere Au nom de ce battons plus fort.
Every man of them ought to have a statue, and on the pedestal words like those of the noblest ruffian of the Revolution: 'Que mon nom soit fletri; que la France soit libre.'"
Liev Schreiber of Showtime's "Ray Donovan" is enjoying his fourth consecutive nom, an unusual hot streak given the HFPA's tendency toward the new.
Le pronom personnel eu = moi, repetitif est remplace par les noms des ecrivains roumains puisque c'est plus precis, plus carthesien, les noms propres etant des points de repere pour les lecteurs francophones.
Le dessin anime, cree par le Koweitien Nayef Motawa, comporte plusieurs personnages portant des noms parmi les 99 noms d'Allah et ayant des super pouvoirs ce qui a suscite une vive polemique dans le royaume d'Arabie Saoudite.