Translation of "peg" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /peɡ/ us /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

(Translation of “peg” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)