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 Choose from classic, veggie, family-friendly, pescatarian, calorie smart or quick and easy meal options. Ariel Scotti, Forbes, 1 June 2021 The smelly but delicious veggie is a symbol of rebirth and will promote growth throughout the new year. John Oliva, USA TODAY, 29 Dec. 2021 The restaurant serves a hearty roster of comfort dishes like dumplings (also sold frozen for customers to create meals at home), fried rice, protein and veggie bowls slathered in a chili garlic relish, fresh wontons and more. Chron, 23 Dec. 2021 Try one of these healthy beef recipes for dinner and be sure to balance it out with a vitamin-rich veggie side. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Dec. 2021 The orzo was firm and perfectly cooked, the veggie flavors were fresh. cleveland, 23 Nov. 2021 Products on the list include turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, rolls with butter, peas, cranberries, a veggie tray, ingredients for pumpkin pie and whipped cream. Kelly Tyko, USA Today, 19 Nov. 2021 And some B Corps mix celebrity with certification, like Once Upon a Farm, co-founded by actress Jennifer Garner to make cold-pressed, organic fruit and veggie blends for babies. Louis Biscotti, Forbes, 15 Nov. 2021 Paninis and baguettes filled with prosciutto and cheeses available at Epicurean Trader are also on the daytime menu, plus meat and veggie empanadas from San Francisco’s El Porteño. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Dec. 2021

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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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16 Jan 2022

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“Veggie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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