unpeg

[uhn-peg]

verb (used with object), un·pegged, un·peg·ging.

to remove the pegs from.
to open, unfasten, or unfix by or as if by removing a peg.
to stop pegging (commodity prices, exchange rates, etc.).

Nearby words

  1. unpardonable,
  2. unparliamentary,
  3. unpasteurized,
  4. unpatriotic,
  5. unpaved,
  6. unpen,
  7. unpenetrable,
  8. unpeople,
  9. unpeopled,
  10. unperceived

Origin of unpeg

First recorded in 1595–1605; un-2 + peg

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British Dictionary definitions for unpeg

unpeg

verb -pegs, -pegging or -pegged (tr)

to remove the peg or pegs from, esp to unfasten
to allow (prices, wages, etc) to rise and fall freely
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