veg·​gie ˈve-jē How to pronounce veggie (audio)
variants or less commonly vegie
slang : vegetarian

Examples of veggie in a Sentence

The restaurant is popular with veggies.
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Word History


veg(etable) entry 1 + -ie

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of veggie was in 1955

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Cite this Entry

“Veggie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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veg·​gie ˈvej-ē How to pronounce veggie (audio)
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