semivegetarian love

Definitions

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.

Etymologies

From semi- +‎ vegetarian. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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.

    Moon Dance

  • he added, knowing full well that Georgia was what she termed a semivegetarian—eggs, dairy, occasionally even fish, but never meat.

    Wounderful You

  • Up until New Year’s Day, 1989, I believed that if you were a nonsmoking, semivegetarian athlete, you were bulletproof from chronic disease.

    The Rice Diet Solution

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