chiefly British

Examples of off-the-peg in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Richard James suits range from £1,500 for off-the-peg to £2,000 for made-to-measure to around £6,000 for a bespoke tailored piece. Felicity Carter, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of off-the-peg was in 1959

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“Off-the-peg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off-the-peg. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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