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Idioms for peg

    take down a peg, to reduce the pride or arrogance of; humble: I guess that'll take him down a peg!

Origin of peg

1400–50; late Middle English pegge (noun), peggen (v.) <Middle Dutch

OTHER WORDS FROM peg

pegless, adjectivepeglike, adjectivere·peg, verb, re·pegged, re·peg·ging.

Definition for peg (2 of 2)

Peg
[ peg ]
/ pɛg /

noun

a female given name, form of Peggy.
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British Dictionary definitions for peg

peg
/ (pɛɡ) /

noun

verb pegs, pegging or pegged

See also peg down, peg out

Word Origin for peg

C15: from Low Germanic pegge
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Idioms and Phrases with peg

peg

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