Definition of "nosh" []

  • A snack or light meal. (noun)
  • To eat a snack or light meal: noshed on a bagel between classes. (verb-intransitive)
  • Food or a meal (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To eat (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "nosh" in a sentence
  • "When Son was young, when he wanted to nurse he would ask to "nosh"--and it caught on because in addition to sounding like nurse, it is a Yiddish word for snack."
  • "Dumbest, deafest, shittest of all, you have removed the unstressed 'a' so that the stress that should have fallen on "nosh" is lost, and my piece ends on an unstressed syllable."
  • "Over at Becks & Posh cockney for "nosh" there's a great photo spread of the The Halloween Mission Taco Crawl 2004 which reminds me of everything I love about being a touch crazy about food."