off-the-peg off-the-peg

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock

Usage(s):

  1. In March they will plunge into off-the-peg.
  2. The first off-the-peg tux appeared around World War I, and tails were dusted off mostly for coronations.

News

  • On Iran, Obama's bigger challenge is with his allies

    By Mark Leonard The things that probably keep Barack Obama up at night — terrorist networks, covert nuclear programs and chemical weapons — can often be countered with off-the-peg reasoning: drones, sanctions, inspections, or even the threat of intervention. Much more difficult is working out how to stop allies from destroying what he hopes will be the signature achievement of his second term: a ...
    on October 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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