Definition of peg

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • peg is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • peg is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • peg is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of peg


  • a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. oarlock
    2. pin
    3. rowlock
    4. thole
    5. tholepin
  • small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc. (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. pin
  • a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. leg
    2. pegleg
    3. wooden leg
  • a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. nog
  • succeed in obtaining a position (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. nail
    2. nail down
  • informal terms for the leg (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. pin
    2. stick
  • fasten or secure with a wooden pin (verb)

    Examples

    1. peg a tent

    Synonyms

    1. peg down
  • pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into (verb)
  • regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument (noun)
  • stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations (verb)

    Examples

    1. The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar

See definition of peg in Merriam Webster

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