口痕

or “mouth itch” is an expression commonly used in Cantonese to describe the urge to snack on something.

This is a happy child addressing his "口痕".

This is a happy child addressing his "口痕". Image by Seiya Kawamoto , Lifesize.

I frequently have this urge.  And fortunately or unfortunately, it often turns into something more than a snack.

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