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noshnoun [C or U]

uk   /nɒʃ/  us   /nɑːʃ/
UK old-fashioned slang food or a ​meal: They ​serve good nosh in the ​cafeteria. [U] US informal a ​smallamount of ​foodeaten between ​meals or as a ​meal: I have a little nosh at about 10:30, so I don't ​overeat at ​lunch.

noshverb [I]

uk   /nɒʃ/  us   /nɑːʃ/ informal
to ​eat: US We ​asked the ​waiter for something to nosh on while we ​waited for a ​table.
(Definition of nosh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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noshnoun [U]

 us   /nɑʃ/ infml
a ​smallamount of ​foodeaten between ​meals or as a ​meal
verb [I]  us   /nɑʃ/
infml We noshed on ​pretzels during the ​game.
(Definition of nosh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nosh”
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 一餐, 零食…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 一餐, 零食…
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