peaked

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See peak

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peaked (comparative more peaked, superlative most peaked)

  1. Having a peak or peaks.
    The wizard wore a peaked cap.

Etymology 2[edit]

See peak (Etymology 2)

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Adjective[edit]

peaked (comparative more peaked, superlative most peaked)

  1. Sickly-looking, peaky.
    • 2000, Toshio Mori and Lawson Fusao Inada, Unfinished Message: Selected Works of Toshio Mori, p. 149,
      She looked peaked and tired ever since he had volunteered for the army.
    • 2001, Fred C. Feddeck, Hale Men of Fordham: Hail!, p. 17,
      While Nixon looked peaked throughout the debate, Kennedy looked like a poised diplomat oozing confidence.
    • 2004, Don Ecker, Past Sins, p. 276,
      Peck looked peaked to Williams. He was pale and appeared to be breathing in shallow gasps.
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