munchies
noun plural Date: 1959 1. hunger pangs 2. light snack foods

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  • munchies — munch|ies [ mʌntʃiz ] noun plural AMERICAN INFORMAL small things to eat: I m a bit hungry. Have you got any munchies? have/get the munchies to have/get a sudden feeling that you want to eat something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • munchies — [[t]mʌ̱ntʃiz[/t]] N PLURAL: the N If someone gets the munchies, they suddenly feel a strong desire to eat a snack or something sweet, especially when they have been taking drugs. [INFORMAL] ...an attack of the munchies …   English dictionary

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  • munchies — mÊŒntʃɪːz n. desire to eat, craving for a snack; snack food (Slang)n. snack, finger food; craving for a snack (usually found in the plural munchies ) …   English contemporary dictionary

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