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American English: /snæk/
British English: /snak/

Translation of snack in Spanish:


  • to have a snack
    comer algo ligero or (esp Latin America) liviano
    tomar(se) un tentempié or [formal] un refrigerio
    ideas for quick snacks
    ideas para comidas rápidas
    (before noun) (meal/lunch)
    liviano (esp Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

intransitive verb

  • comer algo ligero
    comer algo liviano (esp Latin America)
    tomar(se) un tentempié
    tomar(se) un refrigerio [formal]
    to snack on somethingwe snacked on apples
    nos comimos unas manzanas
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