a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
pin, peg, stick(noun)
informal terms for the leg
"fever left him weak on his sticks"
oarlock, reefer, tholepin, stick, pin, joystick, pin tumbler, nog, control stick, pivot, thole, joint, leg, bowling pin, pegleg, spliff, fall, personal identification number, marijuana cigarette, flag, wooden leg, rowlock
peg, wooden leg, leg, pegleg(noun)
a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock(verb)
a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
nail down, nail, peg(verb)
succeed in obtaining a position
"He nailed down a spot at Harvard"
peg down, sweep through, apprehend, pass with flying colors, collar, blast, nab, settle, breeze through, sail through, pin down, narrow down, specify, ace, finalise, nail, nail down, complete, pick up, pinpoint, finalize, boom, arrest, cop, narrow, smash
pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into
peg, peg down(verb)
fasten or secure with a wooden pin
"peg a tent"
stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
"The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"
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.)
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How to use peg in a sentence?
Beijing will express total outrage at the [UN tribunal] ruling, refusing to acknowledge its validity. Vietnam and others will politely applaud a favorable Manila ruling, as it’ll knock down Beijing a peg or two and thus, at least rhetorically, strengthen their own posture versus Beijing.
They tried to switch to a floating foreign exchange regime and it hasn't worked, will they admit that the float has failed and go back to the peg? The main task ... will be to restore credibility of the central bank.
The currency peg will remain credible for a long time - many years.
Markets believe there is an increasing chance of the dollar peg being broken in the medium term, given low oil prices and potential strains on the balance of payments, we don't believe that the peg will be broken.
[ S ] he told me that Peg Romanik had gotten a call from a high-level political appointee within the Department of the Interior who informed Peg Romanik that our position out here, in Arizona, was not the position of the administration.
Translations for peg
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- anklammern, Stift, Wäscheklammer, werfen, Pflock, Holzdübel, schätzen, klammernGerman
- naula, tappiFinnish
- lancer avec force, fixer, cheville, cheviller, patère, porte-manteau, mettre sur le dos, épingler, cataloguer commeFrench
- piolo, attaccapanni, tasselloItalian
- karatiti, titiMāori
- вешалка, крючок, колышекRussian
- knarv, tappSwedish
- pim, mandal, tutturmak, asmak, tahmin etmek, atmak, ağaç çiviTurkish
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