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The meaning of "veg out"

" Veg out "
Meaning:
Relax in a slothful manner, usually watching tv while lying on a sofa - (that is, become a 'couch-potato').
Example:
Such a stressful time at work this week. Come Friday night all I was good for was to veg out binge watching Friends.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, late 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but most commonly restricted to the under 40s.
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