how to pronounce peg

/ˈpɛɡ/

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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

noun:

  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.

verb:

  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.

name:

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

words with pronunciation similar to peg

pugpenpeggykeglegpearpigpeggednegbeg

words that rhyme with peg

kegbegbootlegsegueneglegnutmeg

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