What is peg?

  • (verb): Succeed in obtaining a position.
    Synonyms: nail down, nail
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "peg":

  • (noun): Small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc..
    Synonyms: pin
  • (verb): Stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations.
    Example: "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"
  • (verb): Fasten or secure with a wooden pin.
    Example: "Peg a tent"
    Synonyms: peg down
  • (noun): Regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument.
  • (noun): Informal terms of the leg.
    Synonyms: pin, stick
  • (verb): Pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into into.
  • (noun): A wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface.
    Synonyms: nog
  • (noun): A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.
    Synonyms: pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock

Famous quotes containing the word peg:

    I tried to peg out soldierly,—no use!
    One dies of war like any old disease.
    Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)

    So much of the trouble is because I am a woman. To me it seems a very terrible thing to be a woman. There is one crown which perhaps is worth it all—a great love, a quiet home, and children. We all know that is all that is worthwhile, and yet we must peg away, showing off our wares on the market if we have money, or manufacturing careers for ourselves if we haven’t.
    Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)