adverb or adjective

veg·​e·​ta·​bly ˈvej-tə-blē How to pronounce vegetably (audio)
: in the manner of or like a vegetable

Word History

First Known Use

1651, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vegetably was in 1651

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Cite this Entry

“Vegetably.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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