veg·​gie | \ ˈve-jē How to pronounce veggie (audio) \
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

To really see at a glance what’s in your fridge, store prepared foods, prepped veggies, and infused waters in glass containers. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "3 Easy Ways to Redesign Your Fridge," 1 Apr. 2019 Not just for sushi, chopsticks are compatible with salads, noodles, veggies, and more and are delightfully easy to clean. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Sad Sack No More: Chic Portable Wares for a Better Packed Lunch," 24 Aug. 2018 Start with your base order—pho noodles or a pho soup bowl ($8.95)—then pick your protein, broth, veggies and extras. Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "DIY and dine: 10 build-your-own, customizable foods in Chicago," 20 Sep. 2017 Pull out all the stops with this seasoned meat and veggies combo. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Fennel and Thyme Pork Roast with Root Vegetables," 8 Mar. 2019 Roast or grill whole, or harvest them larger and stuff with rice, meat, and veggies. Arricca Sansone, Country Living, "16 Types of Squash and Everything You Need to Know About Them," 28 Dec. 2018 Wild Zora This company started with meat and veggie bars but recently acquired the Paleo Meals to Go brand, which makes things like Mountain Beef Stew with carrots, mushrooms, and celery, and Canyon Chicken Curry with sweet potatoes and cauliflower. Ac Shilton, Outside Online, "This Is the Golden Age of Backpacking Food," 27 June 2018 Everything is super cheap and grilling your own meats and veggies is obviously the best part. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, "11 Vogue Staffers on the Best Places to Eat Before a Broadway Play," 6 June 2018 Since man made fire people have been grilling meats and veggies. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Five questions for Ayesha Curry about her new International Smoke restaurant coming to Houston," 17 May 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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