Snack Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

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(Adjective) The word “snack” in Gen Z slang is not the food we eat in between meals, but is a “hot” or “fit” person we see walking around. A person who is extremely attractive can also be a snack.


The first record of the word snack used to describe a hot person was in 2000. Then, the word became a part of The Urban Dictionary in 2009.

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

Today, social media users, especially Gen Z kids, use the word to call an attractive person. You can find the words in the comment sections of influencers and celebrities sent by followers. Snack is also used among friends.

Snack Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: Look at her. She’s a snack!
  • Example 2: A snack like you should be with someone like me. Come have dinner with me.

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