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veg

[vej] /vɛdʒ/
noun, plural veg, veges. Chiefly British, Informal.
1.
a vegetable.
verb (used without object), vegged, vegging. Slang.
2.
to relax in a mindless way (usually fol. by out): We vegged out all weekend, watching the soccer channel and ordering pizza.
Tonight I'll go home and veg with a good book.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for veg out

veg out

verb vegges, vegging, vegged
1.
(intransitive, adv) (slang, mainly US) to relax in an inert passive way; vegetate vegging out in front of the television set

veg

/vɛdʒ/
noun
1.
(informal) a vegetable or vegetables
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Contemporary definitions for veg out
verb

to relax or be idle; vegetate

Word Origin

allusion to vegetables' passivity

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Slang definitions & phrases for veg out

veg 1

noun
  1. A vegetable (1918+)
  2. A person lacking normal senses, responses, intelligence, etc. (1970s+)

veg 2

verb

(also vedge or veg out) To relax luxuriously and do nothing; vegetate; goof off, mellow out: I'm going to vanish up to someplace beautiful and just veg for two solid days/ when you could escape from the world by vegging out in front of the tube

[1980s+ College students; fr vegetate]


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Related Abbreviations for veg out

VEG

very evil grin
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