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EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish נאַשן (nashn), from Middle High German naschen (nibble) (which is also the parent of German naschen), from Old High German naskōn (to nibble; parasite), from Proto-Germanic *hnaskōną (to weaken; make soft; tenderise). Related to nesh.

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nosh (countable and uncountable, plural noshes)

  1. (slang) Food; a light meal or snack.
  2. (Polari) Fellatio.

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nosh (third-person singular simple present noshes, present participle noshing, simple past and past participle noshed)

  1. (slang, intransitive, usually with on) To eat a snack or light meal.
    They were noshing on fruit.
  2. (Polari) To perform fellatio (on); to blow.

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