peg

Sinhala Dictionary definitions for peg

peg 🔊 /pɛˈg/

peg : ලී ඇණවලින් සවි කරනවා

peg : නාදැත්ත

peg : කාදැත්ත

peg : කොක්ක

peg : ලී ඇණ වලින් සවි කරනවා

peg : ඇබය

peg : ඇණය

peg : බීම අඩිය

peg : කූඤ්ඤය

peg : කරඇණය

peg : ඇණහිටවනවා

peg : ඛීලය

peg definition

Noun.

  1. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg.
  2. A wooden pin, or nail, on which to hang things, as coats, etc. Hence, colloquially and figuratively: A support; a reason; a pretext; as, a peg to hang a claim upon.
  3. One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.
  4. One of the pins used for marking points on a cribbage board.
  5. A step; a degree; Especially. in the slang phrase "To take one down peg."

Transitive verb.

  1. To put pegs into; to fasten the parts of with pegs; as, to peg shoes; to confine with pegs; to restrict or limit closely.
  2. To score with a peg, as points in the game; as, she pegged twelwe points.

Intransitive verb. To work diligently, as one who pegs shoes; -- usually with on, at, or away; as, to peg away at a task.

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