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munchy

[muhn-chee] /ˈmʌn tʃi/
adjective, munchier, munchiest. Also, munchie
1.
  1. crunchy or chewy.
  2. Informal. for snacking:
    munchy foods like popcorn and cookies.
noun, plural munchies.
2.
munchies, Informal. food suitable or meant for snacking:
Munchies were served before dinner.
3.
the munchies, Slang. hunger, especially a craving for sweets or snacks:
suffering from the munchies.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; munch + -y1 or -y2
Related forms
munchiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for munchies

munchies

/ˈmʌntʃɪz/
plural noun (slang)
1.
the munchies, a craving for food, induced by alcohol or drugs
2.
snacks or food collectively
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Word Origin and History for munchies
n.

"food or snack," 1959, plural of munchie (1917), from munch (v.); sense of "craving for food after smoking marijuana" is first attested 1971.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for munchies

munchies

noun

Snacks; food: take the joy out of America's favorite munchies, from burgers to pasta to popcorn •Often with the (1950s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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