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
Meanwhile, Ohio went for Obama twice, and the same Quinnipiac Poll also pegs Clinton ahead of all Republican challengers.Republicans Better Mind the Modernity Gap To Catch Up to Clinton|Lloyd Green|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bruce Bartlett, citing the Congressional Budget Office, pegs the cost of the cuts at about $2.8 trillion from 2001 to 2010.If the Congressional Supercommittee Fails, Who Wins?|Michael Tomasky|November 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
These pegs must then be fixed knob downwards on to the base.Toy-Making at Home|Morley Adams
This rack consists of a small square frame, having rows of pegs inserted along the ends and sides of it.
Emily went up to the attic and looked at the belongings of Juliet, which lay on the table and hung on pegs.Littlebourne Lock|F. Bayford Harrison
When the soil is so loose that the pegs will not hold at all, fasten the guy ropes to brush, wood or rocks buried in the ground.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss
Then unpack the tent and fit the pegs of the two upright poles through the two holes in the ridge pole.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
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)