plural veg
chiefly British

Examples of veg in a Sentence

Would you like some veg?
Recent Examples on the Web The Pig’s Head sources much of its veg from there, from plump broad beans to purple-green asparagus. Will Hawkes, Saveur, 29 May 2024 Peel and finely slice the garlic, then place it in a large ovenproof casserole pan on a medium-high heat with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the mixed veg. Cathy Thomas, Orange County Register, 26 Feb. 2024 Fibrous foods and phytonutrients existing in fruit, veg and herbs are a great source of prebiotics. Tracy Achonwa, Vogue, 23 Feb. 2024 The salad is made up of Sweetgreen’s new tender herb roasted chicken, alongside a double scoop of wild rice, hot roasted sweet potatoes, creamy veg slaw, spicy broccoli, Sweetgreen’s housemade hot sauce Hot Stuff, and better-for-you BBQ sauce. Jasmine Browley, Essence, 9 Nov. 2023 Some of them are regular meal kits with stellar veg options. Tiffany Hopkins, Bon Appétit, 30 Oct. 2023 One of the key advantages of Purina's hypoallergenic veg dog food is its exclusion of common allergens found in other pet foods. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 13 Aug. 2023 Like all of that can be extended and draped over veg as well as the noodles, and not get too diluted. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Oct. 2023 Cook chorizo in a skillet, breaking into pieces, then toss with roasted veg. Trish Clasen Marsanico, Good Housekeeping, 11 Aug. 2023

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Word History


by shortening

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of veg was in 1918

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“Veg.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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