peg2 past tense and past participle pegged, present participle pegging [transitive]
to set prices, wages etc at a particular level, or set them in relation to something else
peg something at something
The dividend was pegged at 6.1p.
peg something to something
a currency pegged to the American dollar
to fasten something somewhere with a peg:
The tent flap was pegged open.
Outside, a woman was pegging sheets to a washing line.
peg somebody/something as somethingphrasal verb
I'd had him pegged as a troublemaker.
peg awayphrasal verb
peg away at
She pegged away at her essay.
peg somebody/something ↔ backphrasal verb
They were pegged back by an equaliser from Jameson.
peg outphrasal verb
1 British English informalMX
to die, or to fall down because you are tired
2 British EnglishDH
to fasten wet clothes to a washing line to dry
to mark a piece of ground with wooden sticks