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To stop working or thinking about important or difficult issues and simply relax. ("Veg," short for "vegetate," rhymes with "edge.") After such a tough week in work, all I want to do this weekend is veg out in front of the TV.
slang In a state of unthinking, sedentary relaxation. I don't want you spending the whole summer vegged out in front of the TV, so I signed you up for a number of different camps and activities. I always find my husband vegged out on the sofa when I come home from work.
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to cease working and take it easy; to vegetate. Someday, I just want to veg out and enjoy life. I think I'll just veg this weekend.
debilitated by drugs or alcohol. Ernie is veg-ged out and has quit his job and everything. Won't be long till Larry is vegged out altogether.
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To engage in relaxing or passive activities: After work, I went home and vegged out in front of the TV.
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in. to cease working and take it easy; to vegetate. (see also vegged out.) Someday, I just want to veg out and enjoy life.
mod. debilitated by drugs or alcohol. (Drugs.) Ernie is vegged out and has quit his job and everything.
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