What is snack?

  • (noun): A light informal meal.
    Synonyms: bite, collation
    See also — Additional definitions below


A snack is a small portion of food eaten between meals. The food might be snack food—items like potato chips or baby carrots—but could also simply be a smaller amount of any food item.

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Some articles on snack:

... Bissli (Hebrew בִּיסְלִי, Bisli) is an Israeli wheat snack produced by the Osem corporation ... Bissli is Osem's leading snack brand after Bamba ... Bissli is a crunchy snack that has been likened to fried pasta ...
Snack Boy
... Snack Boy was a comedy show webcast distributed by The Sync over the Internet, from 1998 through 2001 ... The show’s title referred to Crummitt’s former work as a snack bar manager ... Snack Boy was among the first webcast-exclusive programs to gain attention from the mainstream media, and Crummitt was briefly the center of press attention ...
Lesser Evil
... LesserEvil Brand Snack Co ... is a snack food company based in Fairfield County, Connecticut ... The company has two snack lines Kettle Corns and Krinkle Sticks ...
Snacks and Cognition
... of Psychology empirical study titled, "Effect of an afternoon confectionery snack on cognitive processes critical to learning" found that a consumption of a confectionery snack ...
Chad Dukes (radio Personality) - Career - Side Projects
... Dukes was co-host of the short-lived Snack and Soda Show ... and producer Matt Cahill broadcasting under the pseudonyms "Snack" and "Soda," respectively ... Together they critiqued various snack foods and reported on snack food industry news and rumors ...

More definitions of "snack":

  • (verb): Eat a snack; eat lightly.
    Synonyms: nosh

Famous quotes containing the word snack:

    Wine is a part of society because it provides a basis not only for a morality but also for an environment; it is an ornament in the slightest ceremonials of French daily life, from the snack ... to the feast, from the conversation at the local café to the speech at a formal dinner
    Roland Barthes (1915–1980)

    The whole idea of image is so confused. On the one hand, Madison Avenue is worried about the image of the players in a tennis tour. On the other hand, sports events are often sponsored by the makers of junk food, beer, and cigarettes. What’s the message when an athlete who works at keeping her body fit is sponsored by a sugar-filled snack that does more harm than good?
    Martina Navratilova (b. 1956)