peg out

pegged out; pegging out; pegs out

Definition of peg out

intransitive verb

chiefly British
: die

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Synonyms & Antonyms for peg out


check out, conk (out), croak [slang], decease, demise, depart, die, drop, end, exit, expire, fall, flatline, go, kick in [slang], kick off [slang], part, pass (on), pass away, perish, pop off, step out, succumb


breathe, live

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Examples of peg out in a Sentence

when her pet pig pegged out she grieved for weeks

First Known Use of peg out

1854, in the meaning defined above

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to be made up of

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