from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Consisting mainly of vegetables and foods made from cereal grains, with occasional inclusion of fish, chicken, or red meat: a semivegetarian diet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Being a semivegetarian (in either sense).
- adj. Fit for a semivegetarian to eat; that is, not containing certain kinds of flesh.
- n. One who does not eat certain kinds of flesh (often red meat).
- n. One who does not eat very much flesh.
I have some lovely ham, he added, a tease in his voice, knowing full well that Georgia was what she termed semivegetarian—eggs, dairy, on rare occasions perhaps fish, but never meat.
he added, knowing full well that Georgia was what she termed a semivegetarian—eggs, dairy, occasionally even fish, but never meat.
Up until New Year’s Day, 1989, I believed that if you were a nonsmoking, semivegetarian athlete, you were bulletproof from chronic disease.