Meaning of “vegan” in the English Dictionary

"vegan" in British English

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vegannoun [ C ]

us uk /ˈviː.ɡən/

a person who does not eat or use any animal products, such as meat, fish, eggs, cheese, or leather:

Vegans get all the protein they need from nuts, seeds, and cereals.


us uk /ˈviː.ɡən/

not eating, using, or including any animal products:

a vegan diet
She decided to turn vegan after watching a documentary about how poultry is raised.

(Definition of “vegan” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)