off-the-peg

[ awf-thuh-peg, of- ]
/ ˈɔf ðəˈpɛg, ˈɒf- /
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adjective British.


Nearby words

  1. off-the-board,
  2. off-the-books,
  3. off-the-cuff,
  4. off-the-face,
  5. off-the-job,
  6. off-the-rack,
  7. off-the-record,
  8. off-the-shelf,
  9. off-the-wall,
  10. off-topic

Origin of off-the-peg

First recorded in 1875–80

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British Dictionary definitions for off-the-peg

off-the-peg

adjective

(of clothing) ready to wear; not produced especially for the person buying
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