Synonyms of peg in English:

peg


See definition of peg

noun

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SYNONYMS

spike, pin, nail, dowel, skewer, rivet, brad, screw, bolt, hook, stick, nog, spigot

fid

hack

hob

piton

tee

thole, thole pin

rare knag, spile


verb

1‘the flysheet is draped over and pegged to the ground’

SYNONYMS

fix, pin, attach, fasten, secure, make fast

2‘we decided to peg our prices’

SYNONYMS

hold down, keep down, fix, set, hold, control, freeze, limit


Phrases

    take someone down a peg or two

      SYNONYMS

      humble, humiliate, mortify, bring down, take down, bring low, demean, show up, shame, put to shame, make ashamed, discomfit, disgrace, discredit, downgrade, debase, degrade, devalue, dishonour, embarrass, put someone in their place, make a fool of, chasten, subdue, get the better of, have the last laugh on, abash, abase, crush, squash, quash, deflate, flatten, make someone eat humble pie

      informal

      put down, settle someone's hash, cut down to size

      North American informal

      make someone eat crow

    peg away

      ‘I am going to peg away with this novel’

      SYNONYMS

      work hard, work away, hammer away, grind away

      persevere, persist, exert oneself, apply oneself, keep at it, plod, soldier on

      slog, beaver, beaver away, plug, plug away, stick at, stick with it

      British

      graft, get one's head down