Origin of nosh; from Yiddish ; from German naschen, to nibble, taste, akin to nagen: see gnaw
intransitive verbnoshed, nosh·ing, nosh·es
Origin of noshYiddish nash, from nashn, to eat sweets, nibble on, from Middle High German naschen, to nibble, from Old High German hnasc&omacron;n.
(third-person singular simple present noshes, present participle noshing, simple past and past participle noshed)
From Yiddish × ×Ö·×©×Ÿ (nashn), from Middle High German naschen (“nibble") (which is also the parent of German naschen).