Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “peg”

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.
(Definition of peg from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Fastening and tying, but you might be interested in these topics from the Cutting and joining topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “peg” in Spanish

Definitions of “peg” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More