off-the-peg


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off-the-peg

or

off-the-rack

adj
(of clothing) ready to wear; not produced esp for the person buying
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off-the-peg

off-the-rack
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Adj.1.off-the-peg - (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock; "a ready-made jacket"; "ready-to-wear clothes"
ready-made - made for purchase and immediate use
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Translations

off-the-peg

(Brit) [ˌɒfðəˈpeg] (US) off-the-rack [ˈɒfðəˈræk] ADJconfeccionado, de percha
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off-the-peg

[ˈɒfðəˈpɛg] off-the-rack (Am) [ˈɒfðəˈræk]
1. adj (clothes) → prêt-à-porter inv, confezionato/a
2. adv to buy a dress off-the-pegcomprare un abito confezionato
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