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KK Pronunciation

〔 pZg 〕


〔 pє^ 〕

Overview of noun peg

The noun peg has 6 senses

  • peg, nog -- (a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface)

  • peg, pin -- (small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.)

  • pin, peg, stick -- (informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks")

  • peg, wooden leg, leg, pegleg -- (a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg)

  • peg -- (regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument)

  • peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock -- (a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing)

Overview of verb peg

The verb peg has 4 senses

  • nail down, nail, peg -- (succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard")

  • peg -- (pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into)

  • peg, peg down -- (fasten or secure with a wooden pin; "peg a tent")

  • peg -- (stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar")