'Nom Nom' Added to the Oxford English Dictionary
|LA's Nom Nom Truck|
The official entry:
Pronunciation: /nɒmˌnɒm/Sigh. Instead of weeping for the English language, I guess all we can really do is LOL (also a word in the dictionary).
informal, chiefly North American
(also om nom nom)
used to express pleasure at eating, or at the prospect of eating, delicious food: chili and cornbread for dinner, nom nom!
delicious food: there were all kinds of nom noms -- onion rings , hot dogs, burgers, and fries
early 21st century: probably imitative but apparently also popularized by the noises made by the Cookie Monster character in the children's television programme Sesame Street. Compare with YUM YUM