clothes peg

clothes peg
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohz, klohth z peg]
    • /kloʊz, kloʊðz pɛg/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohz, klohth z peg]
    • /kloʊz, kloʊðz pɛg/

Definitions of clothes peg words

  • countable noun clothes peg A clothes peg is a small device which you use to fasten clothes to a washing line. 3
  • noun clothes peg a small wooden or plastic clip for attaching washing to a clothesline 3
  • noun clothes peg a clothespin. 1
  • noun clothes peg (Britain, New Zealand) An object (usually made of wood) used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline so that it (the laundry) can dry. 0

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Origin of clothes peg

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
First recorded in 1815-25

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Parts of speech for Clothes peg


clothes peg popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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