how to pronounce peg


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peg is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of peg in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the wood used in olden day peg legs to …”

meanings of peg


  1. The penetration of one's partner in the anus using a dildo.
  2. A protrusion used to hang things on.
  3. A step; a degree.
  4. A support; a reason; a pretext.
  5. 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 tail to measure its body length.
  6. Price/earnings to growth ratio (PEG ratio).
  7. A cylindrical wooden or metal object used to fasten or as a bearing between objects.
  8. Public, educational, and government access television.
  9. A leg or foot.
  10. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.
  11. A place formally allotted for fishing.
  12. A small quantity of a strong alcoholic beverage.
  13. A peg moved on a crib board to keep score.
  14. One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.
  15. A stump.
  16. A topic of interest, such as an ongoing event or an anniversary, around which various features can be developed.
  17. A fixed exchange rate, where a currency's value is matched to the value of another currency or measure such as gold.
  18. Acronym of polyethylene glycol.
  19. Clipping of clothes peg.


  1. To reach or exceed the maximum value on (a scale or gauge).
  2. To narrow the cuff openings of a pair of pants so that the legs take on a peg shape.
  3. To keep working hard at something; to peg away.
  4. To fix a value or price.
  5. To fasten using a peg.
  6. 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.).
  7. To move one's pegs to indicate points scored; to score with a peg.
  8. To engage in anal sex by penetrating (one's male partner) with a dildo.
  9. To throw.
  10. To affix or pin.


  1. Clipping of Peggy.
  2. Diminutive of Margaret.
  3. A female given name.
  4. Abbreviation of the city of Winnipeg. Usually preceded by "the".

peg frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word peg occurs in english on average 4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics peg can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that peg can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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