Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Ending in a peak; pointed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pointed; ending in a point: as, a peaked beard.
  • Having a sickly, thin, or emaciated appearance; drawn; said of the face or the expression.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pointed; ending in a point.
  • adjective (Oftener pēk"ĕd), colloq. Sickly; not robust.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a peak or peaks.
  • adjective Sickly-looking, peaky.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective somewhat ill or prone to illness
  • adjective having or rising to a peak

Etymologies

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See peak

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See peak (Etymology 2)

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