General English

  • adjective not containing meat, or for people who do not eat meat
  • noun a person who eats only fruit, vegetables, bread, eggs, etc., but does not eat meat, and sometimes not fish


  • A person who avoids eating the flesh of once living creatures although some will eat animal products such as eggs, milk and milk products and fish.


  • adjective involving a diet without meat
  • noun someone who does not eat meat, but eats mainly vegetables and fruit and sometimes dairy produce, eggs or fish