informal , chiefly North American
exclamation(also om nom nom)
noun(nom noms) Back to top
Delicious food: there were all kinds of nom noms—onion rings, hot dogs, burgers, and fries
More example sentences
- Delicious nom noms were shared, picnic-style, in the green and grassy interior of Grosvenor Square.
- You'll be doing High Five's all day long after experiencing the awesome service, great atmosphere and tasty nom noms.
- Then when tea time came around, so did the food: trays and trays of nom noms came up. Bruschetta, apple pies, custard pies, sausages and spicy wedges and they were all free!
early 21st century: probably imitative but apparently also popularized by the noises made by the Cookie Monster character in the children's television program Sesame Street. Compare with yum.
Definition of nom nom in:
- The British & World English dictionary