Synonyms for snack

Grammar : Noun
Spell : snak
Phonetic Transcription : snæk

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Définition of snack

Origin :
  • c.1300, "to bite or snap" (of a dog), probably from Middle Dutch or Flemish snacken "to snatch, snap; chatter," which Watkins traces to a hypothetical Germanic imitative root *snu- forming words having to do with the nose (see snout). The meaning "have a mere bite or morsel, eat a light meal" is first attested 1807. Related: Snacked; snacking.
  • noun tiny meal
Example sentences :
  • They hastened up and the snack was set out on a patch of soft grass.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • The cook will have a snack for you before you pull back to Oban.
  • Extract from : « The Three Commanders » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • And some sandwiches and pound cake for a snack for ourselves.
  • Extract from : « Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 » by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • After a bite and a snack I went to bed, not to worry, but to sleep.
  • Extract from : « A Pirate of Parts » by Richard Neville
  • "When we were eating our snack," put in Willy, not to be left out.
  • Extract from : « Two Little Confederates » by Thomas Nelson Page
  • "You are just in time for a snack," old man Pitt cried, waving the leg of a chicken.
  • Extract from : « Old Ebenezer » by Opie Read
  • Here, I say, you ought to leave a snack for the soldiers when they come.
  • Extract from : « The New Forest Spy » by George Manville Fenn
  • I can,” said the man; “and as my pokers are all hot, I mean to have a snack.
  • Extract from : « Cormorant Crag » by George Manville Fenn
  • Indeed, I like to get them in, and have a snack of dry food, to break them in to it.
  • Extract from : « Beautiful Joe » by Marshall Saunders
  • We shall all be glad of a ‘snack’ when service is over and before we start back.
  • Extract from : « Dorothy's House Party » by Evelyn Raymond

Antonyms for snack

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