Flexitarian vs Vegan - What's the difference?

flexitarian | vegan |


As adjectives the difference between flexitarian and vegan

is that flexitarian is (of a person) being a while vegan is relating to.

As nouns the difference between flexitarian and vegan

is that flexitarian is one who is usually or primarily vegetarian, but who is not strictly so while vegan is someone from vega, which is either a.

flexitarian

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of a person) Being a .
  • Being what a flexitarian might eat.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who is usually or primarily vegetarian, but who is not strictly so.
  • Usage notes

    * This term is sometimes used pejoratively by strict vegetarians. * Many strict vegetarians dislike this term, believing that one is either vegetarian or non-vegetarian.

    References

    * Karen Iacobbo and Michael Iacobbo, Vegetarians and Vegans in America Today , Greenwood Publishing Group (2006), ISBN 9780275990169, pages 164–5.

    vegan

    English

    (wikipedia vegan)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Relating to vegans or veganism.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who does not consume, use or eat any animal products; a supporter of veganism
  • Derived terms

    * veganism * veganist

    See also

    * vegetarian * vegetarianism ----