adjective, peak·i·er, peak·i·est.
Related formspeak·i·ly, adverbpeak·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for peaky
"Your brother is gettin' to be the peaky one, nowadays," went on Mrs. Gates, with her placid frankness.The Hallowell Partnership|Katharine Holland Brown
I thought there was something wrong about you when you came in; you had a peaky, under-fed look.Doctor Luttrell's First Patient|Rosa Nouchette Carey
She might be described as pretty, but "peaky" and "spindling."The Soul of Susan Yellam|Horace Annesley Vachell
Why or wherefore I don't know, but these last days she has been as peaky as can be.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
There are peaky, dark mountains beyond this—just as across the vast bay are gloomy hills.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence