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vaunt to speak boastfully of; brag about. [2 definitions]
vaunted highly praised or admired, sometimes excessively so.
vav the name of the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
VC abbreviation of "Vietcong," a nationalistic, communist guerrilla force in Vietnam that fought to overthrow the South Vietnamese government with the help and support of North Vietnam during 1954-75.
VCR abbreviation of "videocassette recorder," a device for recording on and replaying videocassettes, also known as a video recorder.
VD abbreviation of "venereal disease," any of a number of diseases that is transmitted by sexual intercourse.
VDT abbreviation of "video display terminal."
Veadar an extra month of the Jewish lunisolar calendar, added between Adar and Nisan about every three years; Adar Sheni.
veal the flesh of a calf, used as meat. [2 definitions]
vealer a calf, esp. one raised to produce veal.
veal piccata sliced and breaded veal that is sautéed and served with a sauce of wine, lemon, and butter.
vector a mathematical expression of direction and magnitude, usually represented by an arrow pointing to the particular direction, with a length proportional to the magnitude. [3 definitions]
Veda any of four sacred books of Hinduism, consisting of ancient chants, sacred formulas, hymns, and the like. [3 definitions]
vedalia an Australian ladybug widely used to combat scale insects.
Vedanta a system of Hindu philosophy, based on the Vedas, that teaches the identity of Brahman and Atman.
V-E Day May 8, 1945, the day Germany officially surrendered and ended the European conflict of World War II (acronym for "victory in Europe").
Vedic of, pertaining to, or derived from the Veda or Vedas. [2 definitions]
veep (informal) a vice president, esp. of a nation.
veer to turn aside or away from a particular course; change direction; swerve. [3 definitions]
veery a small brown and cream-colored thrush, common in the Eastern United States and noted for its liquid song.
Vega a white star in the constellation Lyra, having a magnitude of 0.1.