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nosh

 
pronunciation:
nash
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a snack, esp. a forbidden tidbit eaten secretly.
She'd hidden a piece of cake for a late night nosh.
similar words:
bite
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: noshes, noshing, noshed
definition: (informal) to eat a snack.
I didn't have lunch; I just noshed a bit.He's always noshing on chips at his desk.
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derivation: nosher (n.)