Definition of nom nom in English:

nom nom

Syllabification: nom nom
Pronunciation: /ˈnäm ˌnäm
 
/
informal , chiefly North American

exclamation

(also om nom nom)
Used to express pleasure at eating, or at the prospect of eating, delicious food: chili and cornbread for dinner, nom nom!
More example sentences
  • Off to lunch...nom nom. brb!
  • Here, have a Ferrero Rocher - om nom nom.
  • Meanwhile, I shall find solace in this tasty pie 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!

Origin

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.

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