a vegetarian who omits all animal products from the diet.
a person who does not use any animal products, as leather or wool.
of or relating to vegans or their practices: vegan shoes made of synthetic leather.
- ve·gan·ism, noun
- vegan , vegetarian
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How to use vegan in a sentence
A May 2020 article published in the journal Global Environmental Change looked at data from 140 countries and concluded that a vegan diet has a 70 percent smaller carbon footprint than a traditional diet.
There are 15 new Bib Gourmands this year, but for the first time in Switzerland, that list includes a vegan option with the addition of KLE in Zurich.
It’s a five-year-old, full-service vegan restaurant that serves food inspired by the Andes region of South America.Restaurants Avoiding Big Delivery Apps Have to Get Creative | Kristen Hawley | February 1, 2021 | Eater
Recipe Rich Pins also let you specify that, for example, your recipe is vegan and gluten-free.Pinterest SEO guide: Eight tips for search-friendly pins | Aleh Barysevich | January 26, 2021 | Search Engine Watch
In 2008, just 5% of Hong Kongers classified themselves as vegan or flexitarian, according to a Hong Kong Vegetarian Society survey.How China Could Change the World by Taking Meat Off the Menu | Charlie Campbell/Shanghai | January 22, 2021 | Time
Most recently, Booker announced on Twitter that he would be going vegan, at least until the end of the year.
Jordan Younger knew her raw vegan diet had become an unhealthy obsession when she started avoiding going out with friends.Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession | DailyBurn | October 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The fact that she was the author of a popular blog called The Blonde vegan also compelled her to stick to the rigid lifestyle.Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession | DailyBurn | October 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When she was 17, she hosted a vegan dinner party that was featured in The New York Times Style section.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’ | Kevin Fallon | September 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She became vegan, “inspired by a love of puppies and a cow that winked at me on a family vacation.”Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’ | Kevin Fallon | September 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just then a vegan girl, blue-skinned and fantastically wasp-waisted like all her kind, drifted over to Ramsey.
There was a description of himself, a description of the vegan girl, and a wanted bulletin issued on them.
Behind him stood a heavy and pompous appearing vegan in lordly trappings.Upstarts | L. J. Stecher
“Not to look for trouble,” the vegan girl said in a frightened voice.
Margot Dennison looked at the frightened vegan girl and smiled.
British Dictionary definitions for vegan
a person who refrains from using any animal product whatever for food, clothing, or any other purpose
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