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

Definition of veggie

2 slang : vegetarian

Examples of veggie in a Sentence

The restaurant is popular with veggies.
Recent Examples on the Web Letting your fruits and veggies get overly ripe on your counter will allow fruit flies, ants, and other bugs to invade them. Leah Napoliello, Houston Chronicle, "BBB on Homes: Home pest control takes center stage," 31 Aug. 2019 At the iconic Talkeetna Spinach Bread Airstream food truck on the Purple Trail, attendees can enjoy a blueberry-rhubarb crisp made from local fruits and veggies. Samantha Davenport, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Umiak,’ ‘quesa-deer-a’ and fresh oysters: How Alaskans put their own spin on state fair food," 29 Aug. 2019 Instead, keep fruits and veggies at eye level in the fridge and place bowls of fruit on counters in view. Michelle Washington, USA TODAY, "Seven strategies to put your diet on a plant-based path," 25 Aug. 2019 Drizzle this quick and easy creamy dressing over grilled meats and veggies for light curry flavor. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Ginger-Curry Yogurt Dressing," 1 Aug. 2019 Rating: 1 bass drop Banh Meh Pho and banh mi are my favorite Vietnamese dishes, and at Tomorrowland, the spirit of banh mi was on the lineup via meat and veggie options. Brittany Gaston, Billboard, "A Definitive Ranking of the Tomorrowland 2019 Food Options," 25 July 2019 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), salmonella is a bacteria that is often found in raw fish, eggs, chicken, meat, and veggies. Sophia Caraballo, Woman's Day, "Everything You Need to Know About Salmonella," 2 May 2019 Get your kiddos to eat their veggies by drawing funny or frightful faces on small, clear cups. Heather Jeffcoat, Woman's Day, "Crafty Containers," 9 Sep. 2019 Find plants that bloom at different times of the year. 3: Let your garden get a little messy: Let your veggie and herb plants flower and let the dandelions bloom. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "How fish are helping grow basil and more at a Wasilla farm," 15 Aug. 2019

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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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The first known use of veggie was in 1955

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