adjective, peak·i·er, peak·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM peakypeak·i·ly, adverbpeak·i·ness, noun
Words nearby peaky
Example sentences 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