Definition of veggie in English:

veggie

(also vegie)

Pronunciation /ˈvejē/ /ˈvɛdʒi/

noun

informal
  • 1A vegetable.

    ‘eat a balanced diet of fruits and veggies, whole grains, fish, and a little meat’
  • 2British A vegetarian.

    ‘stall upon stall of octopus, eel, tuna, and every other fish under the sea was too much for the veggies of the group’

adjective

informal
  • 1Consisting of or relating to vegetables.

    ‘16 per cent of US households are buying veggie burgers’
  • 2British Vegetarian.

    ‘I know the best gravy is made with the meat juices but I'll improvise a veggie version’
    ‘I served this a couple of years ago to veggie friends’

Origin

Early 20th century abbreviation.

Pronunciation

veggie

/ˈvejē/ /ˈvɛdʒi/