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 programme Sesame Street. Compare with yum yum.
Definition of nom nom in:
- The US English dictionary