veggie

noun
veg·​gie | \ ˈve-jē \
variants: or less commonly vegie

Definition of veggie

1 : vegetable
2 slang : vegetarian

Examples of veggie in a Sentence

The restaurant is popular with veggies.

Recent Examples on the Web

Remember that composting can be as simple as adding leftover coffee grounds or veggie scraps to your household plants. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Start Composting," 8 Jan. 2019 According to Allure, each veggie-vitamin combo reaps its own unique benefits. Tess Garcia, Teen Vogue, "Glow Recipe Announced the Upcoming Launch of a Target Line Called Sweet Chef," 27 Dec. 2018 Cook grains and beans, roast vegetables, prepare ingredients like hummus and pickled onions, wash greens, and even pre-chop or shred some raw veggie ingredients on the weekend for easy weekday meals. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, "Grain bowls are trending. Here’s how to make your own.," 28 Nov. 2018 The Lamas Lomo Saltado features ribeye steak and sauteed veggies. Gregory Thomas, SFChronicle.com, "One Day, One Place: Half Moon Bay harbor," 11 July 2018 With a spiralizer, both can be turned into veggie noodles. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Keep your cool: No-heat cooking keeps you comfortable and the food fresh," 5 July 2018 Programming for the evening will include a storytime session, craft-making, and a veggie-centric scavenger hunt. Philly.com, "Carrie Underwood, Celebration of Black Arts and other great events in Philadelphia, June 29-July 6," 28 June 2018 Turning this basic formula into a sheet-pan meal is a cinch: Just stick another pan of veggies in the oven at the same time, and add some herbs and crunchy peanuts as garnish. Melissa Clark, The Seattle Times, "How to make sheet-pan suppers without the meat," 1 Oct. 2018 This year also marked the grand opening for Magnolia Table, the couple's restaurant, which serves some of Jo's homegrown veggies and gives me serious decor envy. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Joanna Gaines's Original Magnolia Store Is Coming Back For One Month Only — Here's How It Evolved," 27 July 2018

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First Known Use of veggie

1955, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for veggie

veg(etable) entry 1 + -ie

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