A person who has a primarily vegetarian diet but occasionally eats meat or fish: in my close social circle I have a vegetarian, a pescatarian, and a flexitarian [as modifier]: a flexitarian diet
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- Nell Newman describes herself as a "flexitarian" when it comes to food and notes her favorite venue is farmers' markets.
- Now I'm a militant flexitarian, and worship at the farmers' market.
- Although he says the ideal diet is vegetarian, even vegan, Dr Fuhrman is accepting of what he calls a 'flexitarian' approach, as long as you choose the best quality animal products (grass-fed meats, wild fish and organic or free-range poultry and eggs).
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