Definitions

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  • n. One who believes that the peak oil point is approaching.

Etymologies

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peak +‎ -nik

Examples

  • The Malthusian movement has expanded with time into a kind of peaknik diaspora.

    US Market Commentary from Seeking Alpha

  • While it's worth observing that "peaknik" has typically referred to Peak Oilers, I think it's safe to say that we're all peakniks now.

    Energy Bulletin -

  • This is an edited transcript of Bill Moyer's speech, delivered June 3 at the Take Back America conference in Washington, D.C. Posted by peaknik at

    Bill Moyers: The Mugging of the American Dream

  • But I clearly have peaknik tendencies, even though I have no eschatological leanings.

    US Market Commentary from Seeking Alpha

  • The peaknik movement has moved on from its obsession with oil and -- like the peacenik movement of yore -- split into a multitude of factions, each warning of the impending catastrophic consequences of one form of peakonomics or another.

    post-gazette.com - News

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