nosh

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v nosh eat a snack; eat lightly "She never loses weight because she snacks between meals"
    • n nosh (Yiddish) a snack or light meal
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Usage

In literature:

The advice which Roland Clewe gave to Samuel Block was simple enough and perhaps unnecessary, but there was noshing else for him to say.
"The Great Stone of Sardis" by Frank R. Stockton
But ven I got my noshe once on to the schent then I was sure it was Monte Carlo.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
O once again to see the nigger "nosh" The camel, rudely grunting (out of tune)!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Feb. 19, 1919" by Various
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In news:

Condé Nast's West Coast Nosh .
UMass students nosh on 6,700-pound seafood stew.
Pastiche is not only a chic place to nosh with great ambiance and a friendly wait staff.
Scientists believe our distant ancestors spent a lot more of their time noshing on leaves because they lived off the land.
As I write this, I am noshing on half of an obscenely huge sandwich, leftovers from "research" conducted earlier in the day.
People noshing at Slow Food Pittsburgh's recent Picklefest.
The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce will host its November Business After Hours from 5:30 to 7 pm today at Robert Irvine's Nosh at Tanger Outlet Center 2 in greater Bluffton.
Now I am all about a Quad Venti Non-Fat Latte, but every meal…and you didn't think they had enough on the menu to nosh on.
Last week President Obama welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a quick nosh.
Whether it's Aunt Harriet's famous bean casserole with crumbled potato chips or the traditional dumplings made in Chinese-American kitchens, the holidays mean family noshing.
We reveled in parties, dinners, snacks, noshes, stocking candy and food gifts during the last six weeks of 2010, and we're feeling stuffed.
Nosh now at some of the city's most recent openings.
Padma Lakshmi noshed while leaving Late Night with Jimmy Fallon's studios at Rockefeller Center in NYC Thursday.
Is that the sound of folks noshing on homemade vanilla ice cream.
Gaze all you want, but you won't be noshing on Tam Tams this Passover.
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