One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Small savoury snacks, especially when served with drinks at parties.‘people can talk to the artists and enjoy free nibblies’
light meal, something to eat, sandwich, supper, treat, refreshments, nibbles, canapés, titbit, titbitsView synonyms
- ‘It was intended to be a house party for well-heeled, fashion-conscious ladies in the eastern suburbs, eating nibblies, gossiping, and perusing fake luxury handbags.’
- ‘Before the meal, of course, came the nibblies.’
- ‘Registration for the event is only $25 and includes golf fees, lunch, and nibblies to coincide with the presentation at 5 pm.’
- ‘We got together with picnic rugs and pillows, and a smorgasbord of great nibblies.’
- ‘Susan's party is a very civilised do with wine and nibblies.’
- ‘He shakes hand after hand as waiters swan about with trays of nibblies and goblets of champagne.’
- ‘I sat down, drank my beverage, ate my fruit nibblies, and read the entertainment gossip.’
- ‘Hats off to Mark and the gang for organizing a first class cocktail reception with nibblies.’
- ‘In the afternoon when I start to feel a bit hungry, I have a platter of nibblies like olives, sun dried tomatoes, and various dips.’
- ‘Those little nibblies are so spicy and scrumptious, they deserve to be eaten piping hot and crispy.’
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