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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.]
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food or a meal
[C20: from Yiddish; compare German naschen to nibble]
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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]
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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"
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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
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vi → futtern (inf)
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nosh[nɒʃ] n (Brit) (fam) → cibo
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