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curiousmarcus

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I heard the term snacky used to mean someone is hungry for snacks. How do you use this conversationally? Which of the following sentences would a native speaker use?

1. Let's grab something to eat. I'm a bit snacky.
2. You don't want to grab something to eat? Why? Aren't you snacky?
3. It's already past 4pm. Are you snacky?
4. I ate your chips yesterday. Sorry. I was snacky.
5. Mmmm... That smells good. I feel snacky.
 

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I've never seen or heard the term before. I was surprised to find it in the online Oxford dictionary.

Perhaps it's just not used in AmE.
 

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I've never heard 'snacky' used like that, so I wouldn't use any of them.
 

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It's at 10:52.
 

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I've never heard it used like that either. If I saw "snacky", I would think it was an adjective referring to a type of food, not to a person.

- What can I bring to the party?
- Oh, crisps, peanuts, Twiglets, that kind of thing. You know, snacky foods!
 

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I never heard it either, but it's understandable from context. I wouldn't worry about trying to use it.
 

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Is snack attack still used?
 
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