Representational vegan (noun)
- A carnivore or vegetarian who portraits themselves as a vegan in order to advocate vegan culture and lifestyles geared toward ecological sustainability (i.e. Ordering a vegan dish at a corporate launch so that the companies statistics on employees will show a higher amount of vegans in the personnel).
- A person who does not want to admit publicly that they eat meat or consume animal based products.
- A person motivated to restrict themselves from consuming products which are based on or include parts of animals or animal made products, primary because they enjoy to interpret how their diet (and related discussions) affect how others interpret their personhood.