"VEGAN" SHORTLISTED AS ONE OF THE WORDS OF THE YEAR.
Updated: Nov 12, 2018
It was beaten to top spot by Single-use but it shows how veganism is becoming more and more commonplace.
Collins Dictionary has revealed it's shortlist for word of the year.
Single-Use picked up the top prize but the term vegan was shortlisted for the award along with gammon, plogging and VAR.
Collins' defines a vegan as a person who refrains from using any animal product whatever for food, clothing, or any other purpose.
The word of the year shortlisted reveals some of the words growing in use in the English language.