veg out (to)

veg out (to)
 Relax, to “vegetate.”
 ► “Following the tests, Mr. Napoli likes to ‘veg out’ by the pool or have his body painted in mud.” (Wall Street Journal, Jan. 19, 1996, p. B7)

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  • veg out — ˈvej intransitive verb (vegged out ; vegged out ; vegging out ; vegges out or veges out) Etymology: veg short for vegetate : to spend time idly or passively * * * veg out variant UK US Main en …   Useful english dictionary

  • veg (out) — in. to cease working and take it easy; to vegetate. (See also vegged out.) □ Someday, I just want to veg out and enjoy life. □ I think I’ll just veg this weekend …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • veg out — informal relax to the point of complete inertia. → veg …   English new terms dictionary

  • veg out — See: veg I …   English dictionary

  • veg out — intransitive verb (vegged out; vegging out) Etymology: short for vegetate Date: 1980 to spend time idly or passively …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • veg-out — Verb. To vegetate, chill out …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • veg out — verb To relax by not moving much …   Wiktionary

  • Veg out — relax in front of the TV (like a vegetable); relax and become mentally inactive …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • veg out — Australian Slang relax in front of the TV (like a vegetable); relax and become mentally inactive …   English dialects glossary

  • veg out — Meaning Relax in a slothful and mindless manner. Origin From the association of vegetables with mental incapacity; in the way that mentally disabled people are sometimes referred to as vegetables. Couch potato comes from the same notion …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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