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snack bar

a lunchroom or restaurant where light meals are sold.
Origin of snack bar
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • More like a snack bar on a race-course than anything else, it seemed to have become.

    Right Ho, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • He put his arm around her and they entered the snack bar that way.

    The Judas Valley Gerald Vance
  • Beyond the casino proper, however, was a pleasant lounge that included a snack bar and tables for dining.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • It can be converted quickly into a fallout shelter by lowering a strong, hinged "false ceiling" so that it rests on the snack bar.

    In Time Of Emergency Department of Defense
  • They turned down the main road of the IES compound and headed for the snack bar.

    The Judas Valley Gerald Vance
  • The boys wandered over to the snack bar and sat down on stools, looking around with appreciation.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Hunter stopped at the snack bar and wolfed a plate of cold cuts, the first food he had eaten since morning.

    The Cartels Jungle Irving E. Cox, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for snack bar

snack bar

a place where light meals or snacks can be obtained, often with a self-service system
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