off-the-peg :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


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

  • The non-enterprise system has bred an underground elite: the hard-to-find specialists who can make brand-new shoes wearable, alter off-the-peg suits and dresses so that they have a .
  • In March they will plunge into off-the-peg.
  • The first off-the-peg tux appeared around World War I, and tails were dusted off mostly for coronations.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    Oct. 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.