Dictionary Results for peg

1. peg - noun

· a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

Synonym(s): nog

Hypernym(s): pin

2. peg - noun

· small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

Synonym(s): pin

Hypernym(s): marker, marking, mark

3. peg - noun

· informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"

Synonym(s): pin, stick

Hypernym(s): leg

4. peg - noun

· a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

Synonym(s): wooden_leg, leg, pegleg

Hypernym(s): prosthesis, prosthetic_device

5. peg - noun

· regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument

Hypernym(s): regulator

6. peg - noun

· a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

Synonym(s): pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock

Hypernym(s): holder

7. peg - verb

· succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

Synonym(s): nail_down, nail

Hypernym(s): succeed, win, come_through, bring_home_the_bacon, deliver_the_goods

8. peg - verb

· pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into

Hypernym(s): pierce, thrust

9. peg - verb

· fasten or secure with a wooden pin; "peg a tent"

Synonym(s): peg_down

Hypernym(s): attach

10. 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"

Hypernym(s): stabilize, stabilise

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