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peaky

peaky

adjective \ˈpē-kē\

: pale and sick

Full Definition of PEAKY

:  2peaked

Examples of PEAKY

  1. He's looking a bit peaky.
  2. <her mother announced that she still looked peaky, and felt her forehead for a fever>

First Known Use of PEAKY

1821

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