What Does NOMNOM Mean?

NOMNOM means "Yum Yum" (i.e., pleasurable eating noises). The term NOMNOM refers to the sound you make when you're eating something incredibly tasty. It derives from the noise made by the Cookie Monster on the TV show Sesame Street. (NB: The Cookie Monster is renowned for scoffing cookies noisily.)

NOMNOM has given rise to the following related terms:

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When I write NOMNOM, I mean this: meaning of NOMNOM NOMNOM derives from the noise made by the Cookie Monster.

Summary of Key Points

"Eating noises" is the most common definition for NOMNOM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Eating noises
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of NOMNOM in Sentences

Here are examples of NOMNOM being used in conversations:
  • Ryan: You're eating that so fast. Do you really like it?
  • Andy: It's delicious NOMNOM I can't get enough of it.
  • Alison: Is that food good?
  • Bryn: NOMNOM.

An Academic Look at NOMNOM

NOMNOM is an example of onomatopoeia (a word that imitates the sound of the thing it describes). Of note, NOMNOM can be used like an adjective (a describing word), but NOMMY is typically used as the adjective.

Of interest, while an onomatopoeia sounds like the word it describes, a logosglyph looks like the word it describes.

Example of NOMNOM Used in a Text


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