from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hurried or light meal.
- n. Food eaten between meals.
- intransitive v. To eat a hurried or light meal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A light meal.
- n. An item of food eaten between meals.
- v. to eat a light meal
- v. to eat between meals
- n. A share; a part or portion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A share; a part or portion; -- obsolete, except in the colloquial phrase, to go snacks, i. e., to share.
- n. A slight, hasty repast.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To snatch.
- To bite.
- To go snacks in: share.
- To go snacks or shares; share.
- n. A snatch or snap, as of a dog's jaws.
- n. A bite, as of a dog.
- n. A portion of food that can be eaten hastily; a slight, hasty repast; a bite; a luncheon.
- n. A portion or share of food or of other things: used especially in the phrase to go snacks—that is, to share; divide and distribute in shares.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a light informal meal
- v. eat a snack; eat lightly
Middle English snak, variant of snacche, trap, bite, from snacchen, to snap; see snatch.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See snatch (transitive verb). (Wiktionary)