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nosh

 (nŏsh) Informal
n.
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.]

nosh′er n.

nosh

(nɒʃ)
n
food or a meal
vb
to eat
[C20: from Yiddish; compare German naschen to nibble]
ˈnosher n

nosh

(nɒʃ)
Informal. v.i.
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]
nosh′er, n.

nosh


Past participle: noshed
Gerund: noshing

Imperative
nosh
nosh
Present
I nosh
you nosh
he/she/it noshes
we nosh
you nosh
they nosh
Preterite
I noshed
you noshed
he/she/it noshed
we noshed
you noshed
they noshed
Present Continuous
I am noshing
you are noshing
he/she/it is noshing
we are noshing
you are noshing
they are noshing
Present Perfect
I have noshed
you have noshed
he/she/it has noshed
we have noshed
you have noshed
they have noshed
Past Continuous
I was noshing
you were noshing
he/she/it was noshing
we were noshing
you were noshing
they were noshing
Past Perfect
I had noshed
you had noshed
he/she/it had noshed
we had noshed
you had noshed
they had noshed
Future
I will nosh
you will nosh
he/she/it will nosh
we will nosh
you will nosh
they will nosh
Future Perfect
I will have noshed
you will have noshed
he/she/it will have noshed
we will have noshed
you will have noshed
they will have noshed
Future Continuous
I will be noshing
you will be noshing
he/she/it will be noshing
we will be noshing
you will be noshing
they will be noshing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been noshing
you have been noshing
he/she/it has been noshing
we have been noshing
you have been noshing
they have been noshing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been noshing
you will have been noshing
he/she/it will have been noshing
we will have been noshing
you will have been noshing
they will have been noshing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been noshing
you had been noshing
he/she/it had been noshing
we had been noshing
you had been noshing
they had been noshing
Conditional
I would nosh
you would nosh
he/she/it would nosh
we would nosh
you would nosh
they would nosh
Past Conditional
I would have noshed
you would have noshed
he/she/it would have noshed
we would have noshed
you would have noshed
they would have noshed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nosh - (Yiddish) a snack or light mealnosh - (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
collation, snack, bite - a light informal meal
Verb1.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"
browse, graze - eat lightly, try different dishes; "There was so much food at the party that we quickly got sated just by browsing"

nosh

(Slang)
noun
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
2. meal, repast We went for a nosh at our local Indian restaurant.
verb
1. eat, consume, scoff (slang), devour, feed on, munch, gobble, partake of, wolf down, hoover (informal) Guests mingled in the gardens, sipped wine, and noshed at cabaret tables. sipping enormous bowls of frothy cappuccino and noshing huge slabs of carrot cake
Translations
cuistance

nosh

[nɒʃ]
A. N (Brit) → comida f, papeo m, manduca f (Sp)
nosh up!¡a comer!
B. VIcomer, papear

nosh

[ˈnɒʃ]
n
(British) (= food, grub) → bouffe fno-show [ˌnəʊˈʃəʊ] ndéfection fnosh-up [ˈnɒʃʌp] n (British)bouffe f

nosh

(Brit sl)
n (= food)Futter nt (inf); (= meal)Schmaus m; to have some noshwas essen or futtern (inf)
vifuttern (inf)

nosh

[nɒʃ] n (Brit) (fam) → cibo
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