veg out


vegged out; vegging out; vegges out or veges out

intransitive verb

: to spend time idly or passively
spent the afternoon vegging out in front of the TV

Examples of veg out in a Sentence

after an exhausting week at work, I just want to spend the weekend vegging out
Recent Examples on the Web This isn't only a place to veg out, though. Hannah Walhout, Travel + Leisure, 10 Apr. 2023 But my favorite way to spend a day off is to just veg out and watch the boob tube. Anna Moeslein, Glamour, 23 June 2021 Earlier in the episode, Kyle and Nellie bond over video games, and decide to skip prom to veg out on the couch together. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, 26 May 2020

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Word History


short for vegetate

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of veg out was in 1980

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Cite this Entry

“Veg out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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