A person who subsides on a diet excluding all meat, poultry and fish. Some vegetarians don't eat animal products as well (milk, cheese, eggs, etc.). Reasons for becoming a vegetarian are wide and varied. Some people do it for their health, some do it for economic purposes, etc.

An annoying aspect of vegetarians is their pushiness about it. Some can make you feel guilty about eating meat (Example 1), by telling you how wrong and cruel the creatures' conditions were. Yes, it's wrong, but it's a business, and it's efficient. That, sadly, is how the business must be run.
Another part of their pushiness is the odd number of facts they throw out at you that have no relevance to the situation at hand and do not help you understand the situation better (Example 2). They also do not realize that death is a part of life. In order for things to live, they have to kill another thing (except for organisms that use photosynthesis). In order for a wolf to live, it has to kill a rabbit. Death and life are intertwined, and it's natural. It's gone on that way for millions of years. Yes, we can stop eating the meat and still be healthy, but people will keep on eating them. Not eating them to "ease the suffering", which is natural in itself is foolish and doesn't work. Yes, the scale it is pulled out on is sickening and cruel, but there is no need to tell the rest of us about it.

Whatever your cause is for being a vegetarian, keep it to yourself. Bitching about it endlessly doesn't help the situation. Do something about it if it is so horrible. Just boycotting doesn't work.
1) Alex: I'll take the steakburger.
Mandy: That cow was tortured its whole life in a cage and constantly kept pregnant. How can you eat that, you PIG.
Alex: I just wanted a burger!

2)Alex: The game last night was awesome.
Mandy: Did you know that being a vegetarian can cut your risk of cancer in HALF?
Alex: Where is that duct tape?

The basic idea of the vegetarians is noble, but they refuse to go any further in helping the animals.
by Angus the SuperDuck June 18, 2005
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A bad hunter. Someone who survives by consuming not food, but the stuff that food eats.
The vegetarian was forced to subsist on slower prey, such as the broccoli and carrot.
by glasmodiar June 29, 2006
Techinically a person who eats no meat or dead animal products. Some choose so for ethical reasons while others may simply be grossed out by the prospect of eating flesh. Despite claims to the contrary, most vegetarians are not elitist or prejudiced. Another false argument also includes that eating only plant matter kills more rodents, etc which it doesn't. In order to eat beef for instance, it takes far more energy and resources to grow food for them (as opposed to eating it directly) and then killing the cows on top of it. There've been many proposals for third world countries to focus on farming as opposed to ranching because, if done properly, it takes far less resources and land space. Another common argument is that it "destroys your body" which is blatantly false. It's actually very easy to get sufficient amounts of protein as well as other nutritional necesseties. While in the past it may have been necessary to eat animals to get by, many argue that it no longer is. Our canines are a "left over" so to speak of our evolution in the past.

Despite all this, and despite that most vegetarians are non-judgmental and aren't affiliated with PETA in anyway, many get a good dose of humor out of bashing them. Presumably because the concept of not eating meat challenges their manhood and they need to defend their metaphorical dick size.
I've been a vegetarian for years, since I was 16. The rest of my family has always eaten meat but I (like most others) don't hold it against them. But you can't convince the morons of that.

*at dinner with a group of people*
Person A: Yeah, I'll have a vegetarian burrito please.

Person B: OH GOD. Oh what, are you a VEGETARIAN? Huh? You think you're too good for us?

Person A: Uhhh, no.

Person B: Yeah, I can see it in your eyes! You're not gonna stop the rest of us I hope you know!

Person A: You knowwww.... I really didn't plan on it. Eat what you want; it's your choice.

Person B: I told you you can't stop us! GOD, what is it with you people?! I'll bet you're a FASCIST too aren't ya? And a faggot. GOD, you make me sick. I bet you just can't STAND the thought of me eating a steak, can you? Huh? HUH?

Person A: Wow, you're an idiot.
by JFern May 20, 2004
A secret underground society that takes pleasure in torturing fruits and vegetables. They also are trying to monopolize the bottled water market.
The vegetarian continued peeling the banana, despite it's blood-curdling screams of pain and horror.
by Luka April 21, 2004
Someone who does not eat meat. This includes fish and poultry, although some people claim to be 'modified vegetarians' and will eat these. Not to be confused with a vegan, who is someone who, in addition to meat, avoids milk, eggs, and the like.
'My vegetarian friend likes chocolate milk, but my vegan friend will only drink soymilk.'
by veeeeeeeeeegan May 08, 2003
A person who does not eat meat, including birds and fish. Many times vegetarians believe that killing animals today for food is immoral and unnecessary because we are able to survive off of other foods. A person who doesn't eat any meat except for fish is a pescatarian. A person who doesn't eat any meat or other animal products such as eggs, milk, and cheese is a vegan.
There are meat eaters, pescatarians, vegetarians, vegans, and raw foodists (which becomes obsessive compulsive in my opinion).
by jessica July 04, 2003
1) Someone who must constantly justify him/herself, due to the fact that many meat-eaters feel threatened/intimidated by vegetarians and react by making ignorant, offensive comments to make themselves feel better.
2) One who does not eat meat. This includes fish and poultry (chicken and fish are not plants!)

not to be confused with vegan
I'll have the vegetarian pizza, please.
by Starblossom January 24, 2004
1)A person who doesn't eat any kind of meat, including fish or poultry.
2)An awesome person.
Many omnivores think that we go around preaching every damn minute of the day about our opinions...NEWSFLASH, not every vegetarian does that you know.
Meat eater: Hey look there's a stupid vegetarian, hey are you gonna preach to us?
Vegetarian: Um..no. Go away.
by verybored June 23, 2005
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