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[flek-si-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌflɛk sɪˈtɛər i ən/

a person whose diet is mostly vegetarian but sometimes includes meat, fish, or poultry.
of or relating to flexitarians or their diet:
a flexitarian cookbook.
a person who eats a predominantly vegetarian diet, but who eats meat or fish occasionally
of or relating to a flexitarian: flexitarian fare

a vegetarian who is flexible enough to occasionally eat meat or fish
Word Origin

1992; blend of flexible + vegetarian
Usage Note

flexitarian, adj


A vegetarian who is flexible enough to occasionally eat meat or fish •Also an adjective

[1992+; blend of flexible + vegetarian]


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