We've heard the term several times and use it in our various posts and everyday conversation but what really does "nom nom" mean?

History of the Phrase

The phrase "nom nom" might seem like a silly internet slang term in the English Language but its history actually goes way back. It is believed to have originated from the iconic children's television show, Sesame Street, and was popularized by a character called Cookie Monster. Cookie Monster, known for his love of cookies, would often make loud munching noises while devouring his favorite treats, saying "nom nom" as he chomped away.

Cookie Monster "nomming" away

In recent years, "nom nom" has become a common expression used to describe the sound of someone enjoying delicious food. It has also been used to depict the act of ravenous eating and pleasure. Food bloggers and food enthusiasts frequently include "nom nom" in their posts and pictures to convey their love for various dishes.

In the vast and often noisy world of the internet, "nom nom" adds a touch of whimsy and lightheartedness to online conversations. It serves as a rallying cry for food enthusiasts everywhere, a secret language shared among those who appreciate the pleasure of a well-cooked meal or a mouthwatering snack.

Moreover, the sound of "nom" itself has a certain appeal. It is a short, repetitive, and rhythmic sound that mimics the act of chewing or nibbling. This auditory connection resonates with people and adds to the word's charm and popularity. 

A Different Take on Noms

Noms has taken a twist on the popular phrase and is using it as a different form of expression. Our shirts do the talking for you when sharing what you love. 

Check out and satisfy your cravings with our 4-way stretch bright and vibrant [Casual Fare] shirts or keep it low key with our cotton [Street Eats] style. 

Casual Fare and Street Eats

Also accessorize with our various [Pins] and [Keychains]

Boba Enamel Pin and Boba Keychains

With Noms we are redefining comfort food.

Stay hungry!


October 13, 2023 — Noms Designs

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