Definición de snack en inglés:

snack

Silabificación: snack

sustantivo

  • 1A small amount of food eaten between meals.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Some fast food snacks result in you feeling hungry very soon after eating.
    • Healthful snacks like nuts, fruit or part-skim mozzarella string cheese can also keep energy up in the late morning or afternoon.
    • The stiff competition included every maker of sweet indulgent snacks from cookies to candies to ice cream.
  • 1.1A light meal that is eaten in a hurry or in a casual manner.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Described as a traditional tearoom serving light lunches and snacks, morning coffee and afternoon teas, it is open daily, except Sunday, until 5pm.
    • Light snacks will be served and a mineral bar only will be available.
    • In addition to the restaurants, there is ‘Easy Like a Sunday’, a panoramic lounge and bar offering snacks and an alternative light breakfast.
    Sinónimos
    light meal, collation, treat, refreshments, lunch, nibbles, tidbit(s)
    informal bite (to eat)

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  • Eat a snack: she likes to snack on yogurt
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The report also found that nine out of ten people snacked, and many replaced meals with ‘grazing’ on foods often dangerously high in saturated fat.
    • I snacked on nuts, veggie sticks and my favourite - cheese!
    • I stopped then, snacked on a couple of small oranges, tucked the peel in the little rubbish bag I keep on the back pannier, and sauntered over to look out over the country that'll be my next place to explore.
    Sinónimos
    eat between meals, nibble, munch
    informal graze, nosh

Origen

Middle English (originally in the sense 'snap, bite'): from Middle Dutch snac(k), from snacken 'to bite', variant of snappen. Senses relating to food date from the late 17th century.

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