plural veg
chiefly British

Example Sentences

Would you like some veg?
Recent Examples on the Web For a veg broth, cook down the base ingredient in a pan (or roast in an oven) to sweat out all the moisture and concentrate the flavor. Elyse Inamine, Bon Appétit, 19 Feb. 2022 Their first event was a weekend veg fest in Miami, an eye-opening experience. Amy Drew Thompson, Orlando Sentinel, 6 Oct. 2022 One delicious way to enjoy this veg is by grilling it and seasoning it with garlic, honey and red chile. Emily Laurence, Good Housekeeping, 25 Sep. 2022 Crunchy and mild, they’re often eaten raw—slice them into a salad, or serve with other fresh veg and a dip. Rebecca Firkser, Bon Appétit, 29 Aug. 2022 In honor of those salads, here are a few other chunky veg salads that make use of everyday vegetables that are good in any season and always reliably delicious. Ben Mims, Los Angeles Times, 14 Aug. 2022 There will also be plenty of veg-friendly vendors as well. Anchorage Daily News, 11 Aug. 2022 Add half of the pea shoots to the salad, then trickle over the dressing and toss until all the veg are nicely coated. Vogue, 5 Aug. 2022 The more minimal the sauce, the better to show off the Cheez-Its—think garlicky pantry pasta, or something creamy with bright green veg. Rebecca Firsker, Bon Appétit, 26 July 2022 See More

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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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Cite this Entry

“Veg.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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