verb (used with object), pegged, peg·ging.
verb (used without object), pegged, peg·ging.
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Idioms for peg
Origin of peg
OTHER WORDS FROM pegpegless, adjectivepeglike, adjectivere·peg, verb, re·pegged, re·peg·ging.
Definition for peg (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for peg
Previous studies that include population level estimates have pegged the risks as even higher.Study Finds People with Guns More At-Risk for Suicide and Homicide|Brandy Zadrozny|January 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Elf is pegged as a Christmas movie, but it hardly feels religious.Elf’s 10th Anniversary: I’m Still Obsessed With This Syrupy Movie|Anna Brand|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The surge in applicants is pegged to fighting back against American snoops.Edward Snowden Inspires European Youths to Train as Spies|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
First, the two state solution, which she pegged to the left.No Peace With the Palestinians, No Peace Inside the Israeli Coalition|Elisheva Goldberg|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His segments should be topical, pegged to whatever insane pop-culture news was dominating the water cooler at the moment.How ‘Billy on the Street’ Host Billy Eichner Hit the Mainstream|Kevin Fallon|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Such areas have to be pegged, registered, and continuously worked.Getting Gold|J. C. F. Johnson
They let out a yell and closed in, and up the hill at one side I pegged.Pluck on the Long Trail|Edwin L. Sabin
Outside the window the upper-leather of a Wellington-boot was usually hung, pegged to a board as if to dry.Under the Greenwood Tree|Thomas Hardy
It consists of bending down a long shoot so that a section of it may be pegged underground to take root.Making a Rose Garden|Henry H. Saylor
Laid in three rows, and pegged down on to the sand, it is wide enough for infantry comfortably to march four abreast.With Our Army in Palestine|Antony Bluett
British Dictionary definitions for peg
verb pegs, pegging or pegged
Word Origin for peg
Idioms and Phrases with peg
In addition to the idiom beginning with peg
- peg away at
- square peg in a round hole
- take down a notch (peg)