peg·​board | \ ˈpeg-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce pegboard (audio) \

Definition of pegboard

: material (such as fiberboard) with regularly spaced perforations into which hooks may be inserted for the storage or display of articles

Examples of pegboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pegboard comes with a variety of holders and hooks to keep small tools neat and tidy. Bridget Degnan, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Sep. 2021 Sklar also included a miniature butcher-block countertop and a pegboard with miniature copper pots. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, 4 May 2021 The rest of the stores in the area tend to traffic in ramshackle charm, but Beverly’s prefers precision, with items elegantly hung on a pegboard: the perfect pan, the perfect broom, the perfect whisk and so on. New York Times, 22 Apr. 2021 Lowe’s Home Improvement sells a hard pegboard (47-3/4 inches by 95-3/4 inches) for $19.48 while Wayfair has decorative steel pegboards. oregonlive, 28 Mar. 2021 Around the back, Chen placed a kid-friendly zone, with a pegboard wall for hats and coats, and drawers set to receive phones for nightly charging. Alexandra Lange, ELLE Decor, 5 Jan. 2021 Get the Husky 4-Foot Wood-Top Workbench for $265.99 (Save $114): The pegboard storage makes for easy tool access on this durable workbench. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 24 Nov. 2020 For people who can’t install anything on their walls, leaning a pegboard with storage accessories can help to get a lot of items up off the desk while keeping them close at hand. Jolie Kerr, CNN Underscored, 23 Sep. 2020 This year, their works won’t hang on hallowed pegboard. Jenna Ross, Star Tribune, 25 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of pegboard

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Pegboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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