Meaning of “snack” in the English Dictionary

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"snack" in British English

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snacknoun [ C ]

uk /snæk/ us /snæk/

A2 a small amount of food that is eaten between meals, or a very small meal:

I had a huge lunch, so I'll only need a snack for dinner.
Fresh or dried fruit makes an ideal snack.
Many snack foods are high in salt, sugar, and fat.

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snackverb [ I ]

uk /snæk/ us /snæk/

(Definition of “snack” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snack" in American English

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snacknoun [ C ]

us /snæk/

a small amount of food, esp. when eaten between meals

(Definition of “snack” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)