Translation of "peg" - English-Spanish dictionary

peg

noun uk /peɡ/

an object on a wall or door that you hang things on

gancho, percha

UK (also clothes peg, US clothespin) a small plastic or wooden object that is used to fasten clothes to a rope while they dry

pinza
take someone down a peg or two

to show someone that they are not as important as they thought

bajar los humos a alguien

(Translation of “peg” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

peg

noun /peɡ/

a usually short, not very thick, piece of wood, metal etc used to fasten or mark something

clavija, estaca
There were four pegs stuck in the ground.

a hook on a wall or door for hanging clothes etc on

percha, colgador
Hang your clothes on the pegs in the cupboard.

(also clothes-peg) a wooden or plastic clip for holding clothes etc to a rope while drying.

pinza
take (someone) down a peg (or two)

to make (a proud person) more humble

bajar los humos a alguien
We must find some way of taking her down a peg or two.

(Translation of “peg” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)