Definition of veggie in English:

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veggie

Pronunciation: /ˈvejē/
(also vegie)

noun& adjective

informal
1 Another term for vegetable.
Example sentences
  • I purée steamed veggies, such as zucchini and carrots, and mix them with tomato paste and tomato sauce.
  • I had veal with sautéed mushrooms, veggies and the best roasted potatoes I think I've ever had.
  • I did like the assortment of steamed veggies - carrots, green beans etc. - that came with the plate.
2 another term for vegetarian.
Example sentences
  • Not being keen on traditional roasts and veg, I went for the veggie dish, a sweet and sour vegetable mix on a bed of rice, and found it an acceptable if unexciting meal.
  • IT'S a family tradition to tuck into a huge veggie breakfast.
  • Each day, residents are presented with a menu for the following day, offering a choice of four or five main meals, including a veggie option.

Origin

1970s: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with veggie

edgy, sedgy, solfeggi, wedgie
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