strict vegetarian

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strict vegetarian (plural strict vegetarians)

  1. A person who excludes all animal products from their diet, including meat, dairy, eggs, and honey.
    • 2006, David Q Thomas et al., Physical Activity & Health, Jones & Bartlett 2006, p. 143:
      There are a variety of ways to be a vegetarian, ranging form being a strict vegetarian, eating no animal products of any kind, to being one who eats certain types of animal products.


strict vegetarian (not comparable)

  1. Of a diet: excluding all animal products, including meat, dairy, eggs, and honey.

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes distinguished from vegan on grounds of motivation, veganism typically being inspired by support for animal rights.