Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Portuguese translation of “peg”

See all translations

peg

noun
 
/peɡ/
an object on a wall or door that you hang things on
gancho para pendurar roupas
UK ( also clothes peg, US clothespin) a small plastic or wooden object that is used to fasten clothes to a rope while they dry
pregador de roupa
take someone down a peg or two to show someone that they are not as important as they thought
abaixar a crista de alguém
(Definition of peg from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “peg” in Portuguese

Definitions of “peg” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More