noun (plural veg) Date: 1918 chiefly British vegetable

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  • veg — veg·e·ta·blize; veg·e·ta·bly; veg·e·tal·ize; veg·e·tar·i·an·ism; veg·e·tate; veg·e·ta·tion; veg·e·ta·tion·al; veg·e·ta·tion·less; veg·e·ta·tive; veg·e·tive; veg·gie; veg; veg·e·ta·ble; veg·e·tar·i·an; veg·e·ta·tive·ly; veg·e·ta·tive·ness; veg·ie; …   English syllables

  • veg — Ⅰ. veg [1] ► NOUN (pl. same) Brit. informal ▪ a vegetable or vegetables. Ⅱ. veg [2] ► VERB (vegges, vegging, vegged) (often veg out) informal …   English terms dictionary

  • veg — [vej] n. pl. veg [Informal, Chiefly Brit.] vegetable [roast beef and two veg] …   English World dictionary

  • veg — since 1898 as an abbreviation of vegetable, vegetarian. As a verb, colloquially short for VEGETATE (Cf. vegetate), by 1985 (usually with out) …   Etymology dictionary

  • veg — I = veg out veg UK [vedʒ] / US or veg out UK / US verb [intransitive] Word forms veg : present tense I/you/we/they veg he/she/it vegges present participle vegging past tense vegged past participle vegged very informal to sit and relax II UK… …   English dictionary

  • veg — 1. adjective vegetarian The foods lip smackingly good with some veg options, and theres a ham and eggs breakfast for 3KM. 2. noun a) vegetable. Secondary foodstuffs are exemplified by the following prepared dishes: vegetarian steaks, gratinated… …   Wiktionary

  • veg — [[t]ve̱ʤ[/t]] N VAR (veg is both the singular and the plural form.) Veg are plants such as cabbages, potatoes, and onions which you can cook and eat. Veg is an abbreviation for vegetables . [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL] ...fruit and veg. ...youngsters… …   English dictionary

  • veg — [ved3] 1. n. a vegetable. (See also veggy.) □ You want a veg with this? □ That’s not my favorite veg. 2. n. a stupid person. □ Where is your brain, you veg? □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • veg — I veg 1. veg adj., t, e (viljesvag, holdningsløs) II veg 2. veg vb., præt. af vige …   Dansk ordbog

  • veg — veg1 [vedʒ] n [U and C] BrE informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: vegetable] vegetables ▪ fruit and veg veg 2 veg2 v past tense and past participle vegged present participle vegging third person singular vegges …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • veg — veg1 [ vedʒ ] or ,veg out verb intransitive VERY INFORMAL to sit and relax veg veg 2 [ vedʒ ] noun plural BRITISH INFORMAL vegetables …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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