nosh / näsh/ inf. • n. food: filling the freezer with all kinds of nosh. ∎ a small item of food: have plenty of noshes and nibbles conveniently placed. ∎ a light meal; a snack: in between noshes we explored the city.• v. [intr.] eat food enthusiastically or greedily: there are several restaurants, so you can nosh to your heart's content | [tr.] there I sat, noshing my favorite food. ∎ eat between meals: today's grazing is different from what we used to call noshing or snacking.