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peaky

[pee-kee] /ˈpi ki/
adjective, peakier, peakiest.
1.
peaked2 .
Origin of peaky
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; peak(ed)2 + -y1
Related forms
peakily, adverb
peakiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for peakiness

peaky

/ˈpiːkɪ/
adjective -kier, -kiest
1.
wan, emaciated, or sickly
Word Origin
C16: of uncertain origin
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