munchies

munchy

[muhn-chee]
adjective, munchier, munchiest. Also, munchie.
1.
a.
crunchy or chewy.
b.
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:
1915–20; munch + -y1 or -y2

munchiness, noun
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munchies (ˈmʌntʃɪz)
 
pl n
1.  the munchies a craving for food, induced by alcohol or drugs
2.  snacks or food collectively

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