Definition of vegan in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvēɡən/


A person who does not eat or use animal products: I’m a strict vegan [as modifier]: a vegan diet
More example sentences
  • Unlike ovo-lacto vegetarians, vegans have eliminated all animal products from their diets.
  • Since cholesterol is found only in animal products such as meat, dairy products and eggs, vegans consume a cholesterol-free diet.
  • Mothers who use soya-based formulas are in most cases strict vegetarians or vegans avoiding baby foods made with cow's milk.


1940s: from vegetarian + -an.

Words that rhyme with vegan

Antiguan, Egan, freegan, Keegan, Regan

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Syllabification: veg·an

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