Definition of 'snack'

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She cleared out the sugary snacks and stocked up on fruit and vegetables. The Sun (2014)In five months it will be a bar with snacks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You are then less likely to snack. The Sun (2015)Putting together simple snacks like these is what a slightly longer weekend is all about. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The lively bar offers a range of snacks and light bites. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their mum provides a constant diet of sweet snacks and fizzy drinks between meals. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The anorexic will need to eat regular meals with healthy snacks between each meal. Wilkinson, Helena Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)The flowers are in the vase and the snack food is in the fridge. The Sun (2010)Here are three easy snack ideas to help the party along. The Sun (2015)It will keep you feeling full until lunchtime so you will be less likely to snack. The Sun (2016)Bottle feeding the calves that grow up to provide the meat for her beef jerky diet snacks? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Knowing exactly when your next meal is helps you avoid snacking between meals. The Sun (2010)Another big difference that she observes in our different attitudes to food is snacking. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All make easy snacks to carry with you. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cheapest places for you to sit down and eat are snack bars with limited seating. Wood, Katie Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)Delicious cheesy snacks for less than a pound. The Sun (2011)She and a friend were cage diving when the shark decided they would make an agreeable light snack. Times, Sunday Times (2015)During the day there is also a pool snack bar and at night a stylish gastronomic restaurant offers regional specialities. The Sun (2013)You'll also find freshly baked pizza and gourmet burgers if you fancy a quick lunchtime snack. The Sun (2013)You won't have room for fattening sugary snacks between meals! Shreeve, Dr Caroline M Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Easy Stages (1989)There's a simple lounge serving snacks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She eyed the tiny intruder - but decided not to make it a quick snack. The Sun (2010)Hungary Taxes on a range of sugary and salty snacks and drinks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

Synonyms of 'snack'

light meal, bite, refreshment(s), nibble
eat between meals, graze, nibble

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Translations for 'snack'

British English: snack /snæk/ NOUN
A snack is a small, quick meal, or something eaten between meals.
The kids have a snack when they come in from school.
  • American English: snack
  • Arabic: وَجْبَةٌ خَفِيفَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: lanche
  • Chinese: 快餐
  • Croatian: laki obrok
  • Czech: svačina
  • Danish: snack
  • Dutch: snack
  • European Spanish: tentempié
  • Finnish: välipala
  • French: en-cas
  • German: kleine Zwischenmahlzeit
  • Greek: σνακ
  • Italian: spuntino
  • Japanese: 軽食
  • Korean: 가벼운 식사
  • Norwegian: noe å bite i
  • Polish: przekąska
  • European Portuguese: lanche
  • Romanian: gustare
  • Russian: легкая закуска
  • Spanish: aperitivo
  • Swedish: mellanmål
  • Thai: อาหารว่าง
  • Turkish: atıştırma
  • Ukrainian: закуска легка закуска
  • Vietnamese: đồ ăn nhẹ
British English: snack VERB
If you snack, you eat snacks between meals.
Instead of snacking on crisps and chocolate, nibble on celery or carrot.


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