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peg British & World English

A short pin or bolt, typically tapered at one end, that is used for securing something in place, hanging things on, or marking a position

PEG British & World English

Polyethylene glycol

peg English Thesaurus

the flysheet is draped over and pegged to the ground

polyethylene glycol British & World English

A synthetic resin made by polymerizing ethylene glycol, in particular any of a series of water-soluble oligomers and polymers used chiefly as solvents or waxes

peg leg British & World English

An artificial leg, especially a wooden one

news peg British & World English

An aspect or angle of a story that makes it newsworthy

peg away British & World English

Work hard at or try to achieve something over a long period

clothes peg British & World English

A wooden or plastic clip for securing clothes to a clothes line

tuning peg British & World English

Any of the pegs in the neck of a stringed musical instrument around which the strings are wound, and which are turned to adjust their tension and so tune the instrument

crawling peg British & World English

A point on a scale of exchange rates in which a currency’s value is allowed to go up or down frequently by small amounts within overall limits

mumblety-peg British & World English

A game in which each player in turn throws a knife or pointed stick from a series of positions, continuing until it fails to stick in the ground

off the peg British & World English

(Of clothes) ready-made

peg someone back British & World English

Reduce or eradicate the lead of an opponent in a contest

peg something out British & World English

Mark the boundaries of an area of land

a peg to hang something on British & World English

Something used as a pretext or occasion for the treatment of a wider subject

peg away in peg British & World English

Work hard at or try to achieve something over a long period

a square peg in a round hole British & World English

A person in a situation unsuited to their abilities or character

take someone down a peg or two British & World English

Make someone realize that they are less talented or important than they think they are

tent peg in peg British & World English

A pin or bolt driven into the ground to hold one of the ropes or corners of a tent in position

pegtop British & World English

A pear-shaped spinning top with a metal pin or peg forming the point

off the peg in peg British & World English

(Of clothes) ready-made

peg someone back in peg British & World English

Reduce or eradicate the lead of an opponent in a contest

peg something out in peg British & World English

Mark the boundaries of an area of land

pegboard British & World English

A board having a regular pattern of small holes for pegs, used chiefly for games or the display of information

peg away in peg English Thesaurus

I am going to peg away with this novel

a peg to hang something on in peg British & World English

Something used as a pretext or occasion for the treatment of a wider subject

take someone down a peg or two in peg British & World English

Make someone realize that they are less talented or important than they think they are

a square peg in a round hole in peg British & World English

A person in a situation unsuited to their abilities or character

take or bring someone down a peg or two in peg British & World English

Make someone realize that they are less talented or important than they think they are


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