\ ˈpēkt How to pronounce peaked (audio) also ˈpē-kəd How to pronounce peaked (audio) \

Definition of peaked

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having a peak : pointed peaked lapels a peaked hill
peak·​ed | \ ˈpē-kəd How to pronounce peaked (audio) also ˈpi-kəd How to pronounce peaked (audio) \

Definition of peaked (Entry 2 of 2)

: being pale and wan or emaciated : sickly

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Adjective (1)

peakedness \ ˈpēk(t)-​nəs How to pronounce peaked (audio) , ˈpē-​kəd-​nəs \ noun

First Known Use of peaked

Adjective (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for peaked

Adjective (2)

peak entry 4

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“Peaked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peaked. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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peaked

adjective
\ ˈpēkt How to pronounce peaked (audio) \

Kids Definition of peaked

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having a point or a prominent end

peaked

adjective
peak·​ed | \ ˈpē-kəd How to pronounce peaked (audio) \

Kids Definition of peaked (Entry 2 of 2)

: looking pale and sick

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