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Definitions by Wordnik

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

Examples by Wordnik

  1. 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. - Tubac
  2. 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. - "I do not enjoy the suggestion that you have a better ear or eye for how I want my words to read than I do."
  3. 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. - Taco's galore
  4. Mosaic, which Corman describes as an eclectic group of Jewish outdoors lovers, will gather Sunday afternoon for their tashlich ceremony with a "nosh" at a nearby restaurant afterward. - Statesman - AP Sports
  5. Late at night, stopping at a drive-through for some kind of nosh, I'd always offer my protector of bite. - A Stitch in Time...


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