Associations to the word «Peg»


PEG, noun. A cylindrical wooden or metal object used to fasten or as a bearing between objects.
PEG, noun. Measurement between the pegs: after killing an animal hunters used the distance between a peg near the animal's nose and one near the end of its body to measure its body length.
PEG, noun. A protrusion used to hang things on.
PEG, noun. (figurative) A support; a reason; a pretext.
PEG, noun. (cribbage) A peg moved on a crib board to keep score.
PEG, noun. (finance) A fixed exchange rate, where a currency's value is matched to the value of another currency or measure such as gold
PEG, noun. (UK) A small quantity of a strong alcoholic beverage.
PEG, noun. A place formally allotted for fishing
PEG, noun. (colloquial) (dated) A leg or foot.
PEG, noun. One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.
PEG, noun. A step; a degree.
PEG, noun. Short for clothes peg.
PEG, verb. To fasten using a peg.
PEG, verb. To affix or pin.
PEG, verb. To fix a value or price.
PEG, verb. To narrow the cuff openings of a pair of pants so that the legs take on a peg shape.
PEG, verb. To throw.
PEG, verb. To indicate or ascribe an attribute to. (Assumed to originate from the use of pegs or pins as markers on a bulletin board or a list.)
PEG, verb. (cribbage) To move one's pegs to indicate points scored; to score with a peg.
PEG, verb. (slang) To reach or exceed the maximum value on a scale or gauge.
PEG, verb. (slang) (typically in heterosexual contexts) To engage in anal sex by penetrating one's male partner with a dildo
PEG, proper noun. A diminutive of the female given names Peggy and Margaret.
PEG, proper noun. (Canada) (slang) The city of Winnipeg. Usually preceded by the.
PEG, noun. (chemistry) polyethylene glycol
PEG, noun. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
PEG, noun. Price/earnings to growth ratio (PEG ratio)
PEG AWAY, verb. To keep working at something
PEG BACK, verb. (sports) To equalize against; to prevent the opposition from winning.
PEG DOWN, verb. To fasten something to the ground using pegs.
PEG DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) To identify clearly.
PEG IT, verb. (slang) (idiomatic) To run away; to leg it; to scarper.
PEG LADDER, noun. A ladder with only one standard, into which cross-pieces are inserted.
PEG LEG, noun. Alternative spelling of peg-leg A wooden leg or artificial leg.
PEG LEG, adjective. Alternative spelling of peg-leg Someone who has an artificial leg.
PEG LEG, verb. Alternative spelling of peg-leg To limp or hobble (as if one had a wooden leg).
PEG OUT, verb. (transitive) To mark (a territory or area) with pegs. [from 19th c.]
PEG OUT, verb. (intransitive) To die. [from 19th c.]
PEG OUT, verb. (croquet) (intransitive) To finish a game of croquet. [from 19th c.]
PEG OUT, verb. (cribbage) To move one's peg to the last position on the pegboard, and thus win. [from 19th c.]
PEG OUT, verb. (transitive) To hang up (washing) using pegs. [from 20th c.]
PEG TANKARD, noun. An ancient tankard marked with pegs, so as divide the liquor into equal portions.
PEG WARMER, noun. A retail product, especially a collectible, that has very high supply and very low demand

Dictionary definition

PEG, noun. A wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface.
PEG, noun. Small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc..
PEG, noun. Informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks".
PEG, noun. A prosthesis that replaces a missing leg.
PEG, noun. Regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument.
PEG, noun. A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.
PEG, verb. Succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard".
PEG, verb. Pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into.
PEG, verb. Fasten or secure with a wooden pin; "peg a tent".
PEG, verb. Stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche