Definition of 'clothes peg'
Example sentences containing 'clothes peg'
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You needed a big clothes peg for your nose! Times, Sunday Times (2008)Why else would he have that clothes peg on his nose? Times, Sunday Times (2011)But when we find hypocrisy we put a clothes peg on our nose. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He gave us her number and we spoke to a woman who sounded as if she had a clothes peg on her nose. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'clothes peg'
British English: clothes peg /kləʊðz pɛɡ/ NOUN
A clothes peg is a small device which you use to fasten clothes to a washing line.
- American English: clothespin
- Arabic: مِشْبَك الغَسِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: prendedor
- Chinese: 晒衣夹
- Croatian: kvačica za rublje
- Czech: kolíček na prádlo
- Danish: tøjklemme
- Dutch: wasknijper
- European Spanish: pinza de la ropa
- Finnish: pyykkipoika
- French: pince à linge
- German: Wäscheklammer
- Greek: μανταλάκι
- Italian: molletta per il bucato
- Japanese: 洗濯ばさみ
- Korean: 빨래 집게
- Norwegian: klesklype
- Polish: klamerka
- European Portuguese: mola de roupa
- Romanian: cârlig de rufe
- Russian: бельевая прищепка
- Spanish: pinza de la ropa
- Swedish: klädnypa
- Thai: ไม้หนีบผ้า
- Turkish: çamaşır mandalı
- Ukrainian: прищіпка
- Vietnamese: kẹp phơi quần áo
Definition of clothes peg from the Collins English Dictionary
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