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.

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Cutting vegetables in smaller portions means even firm veggies like radishes are presenting enough surface area to quickly absorb your pickling liquid. Justin Ward,, "How to make simple pickles at home," 7 Aug. 2019 The ceviche and ropa vieja stand out, as do the restaurant's Miami Beach-styled takes on Puerto Rico's classic mofongo with either colossal shrimp or veggies. David Jefferys, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Spend 72 Hours in San Juan, Puerto Rico," 6 Aug. 2019 Wildlife officials and onlookers laid out a buffet of lettuce and other veggies for the manatee to satisfy its voracious appetite. J.r. Gonzales, Houston Chronicle, "In 1995, a manatee made its way up Buffalo Bayou. Houstonians were enthralled," 5 Aug. 2019 Guests gathered in the patio to sip cooling beverages and nibble on an offering of finger-food ranging from fresh fruits, a selection of cheeses, crisp beautiful veggies including delicious asparagus sprinkled with sesame seeds. Jane Napier Neely, La Cañada Valley Sun, "The Valley Line: Hospital gallery opening and Laguna pageant both picture perfect," 29 July 2019 Fruits and Roots farmhouse ale, by Von Ebert Brewing The name doesn’t lie -- the aroma of this unusual beer conjures up a day in the garden wedding and harvesting veggies. Andre Meunier,, "I tried 17 beers at the Oregon Brewers Festival; here’s how they rate," 25 July 2019 Throughout the summer, the straw will slowly decompose, feeding plants and veggies in the process, and by the end, it can be turned into mulch for later use. Selena Barrientos, House Beautiful, "Here's Why You'll Want to Try Straw Bale Gardening This Summer," 22 July 2019 Eating lots of fruits and even more veggies is a must. Jennifer Ford, Essence, "Exclusive: Jhene Aiko Reveals Meditation, Water, and This Sheet Mask Gives Her Flawless Skin," 14 June 2019 Peekaboo: The brand, which puts veggies in its organic ice cream, is giving away a year's worth of free ice cream to one person who will get a five pack sampler delivered every month. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "National Ice Cream Day brings free ice cream, deals and contests Sunday," 19 July 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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