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peaked

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[ peekt, pee-kid ]
/ pikt, ˈpi kɪd /
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adjective
having a peak: a peaked cap.
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Origin of peaked

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First recorded in 1400–50, peaked is from the late Middle English word pekyd; see peak1, -ed3

Other definitions for peaked (2 of 2)

peaked2
[ pee-kid ]
/ ˈpi kɪd /

adjective
pale and drawn in appearance so as to suggest illness or stress; wan and sickly.

Origin of peaked

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OTHER WORDS FROM peaked

peak·ed·ly, adverbpeak·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for peaked

peaked
/ (piːkt) /

adjective
having a peak; pointed
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