Nosh vs Grub - What's the difference?

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Nosh is a synonym of grub.


As nouns the difference between nosh and grub

is that nosh is food; a light meal or snack while grub is (countable) an immature stage in the life cycle of an insect; a larva.

As verbs the difference between nosh and grub

is that nosh is to eat a snack or light meal while grub is to scavenge or in some way scrounge, typically for food.

nosh

English

Noun

(es)
  • Food; a light meal or snack.
  • (slang, UK) Fellatio.
  • Verb

    (es)
  • To eat a snack or light meal.
  • They were noshing on fruit.
  • (slang, UK) To perform fellatio (on); to blow.
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    grub

    English

    (wikipedia grub)

    Noun

  • (countable) An immature stage in the life cycle of an insect; a larva.
  • (uncountable, slang) Food.
  • (obsolete) A short, thick man; a dwarf.
  • (Carew)
    Synonyms
    * (immature insect): larva * : nosh, tucker
    Derived terms
    * grubby * witchetty grub

    Verb

    (grubb)
  • To scavenge or in some way scrounge, typically for food.
  • To dig; to dig up by the roots; to root out by digging; often followed by up .
  • to grub up trees, rushes, or sedge
  • * Hare
  • They do not attempt to grub up the root of sin.
  • * 1898 , , (Moonfleet) Chapter 4
  • Yet there was no time to be lost if I was ever to get out alive, and so I groped with my hands against the side of the grave until I made out the bottom edge of the slab, and then fell to grubbing beneath it with my fingers. But the earth, which the day before had looked light and loamy to the eye, was stiff and hard enough when one came to tackle it with naked hands, and in an hour's time I had done little more than further weary myself and bruise my fingers.
  • (slang) To supply with food.
  • (Charles Dickens)

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