What Does NOMS Mean in a Text?

NOMS means "food." NOM comes from NOMNOM, which refers to the pleasurable eating noises made when eating something tasty. Of note, NOMNOM derives from the sound made by the Cookie Monster from the children's TV show Sesame Street. (The Cookie Monster is known for eating cookies noisily.)

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When I write NOMS, I mean this:

meaning of NOMS

NOMS is a noun meaning food. It comes from NOMNOM (the noise made by Sesame Street's Cookie Monster).

Summary of Key Points

"Food" is the most common definition for NOMS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of NOMS in Sentences

Here are examples of NOMS being used in conversations:
  • Kevin: Where are you going?
  • Garry: I'm off for some NOMS.
  • Harry: What's that in your bag?
  • Sam: Just some NOMS.

An Academic Look at NOMS

NOMS is used as a noun (i.e., a naming word). Of note, NOM is an example of onomatopoeia (a word that reflects the sound of what it describes).

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

Example of NOMS Used in a Text

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