peaked

adjective (1)
\ˈpēkt also ˈpē-kəd \

Definition of peaked 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: having a peak : pointed peaked lapels a peaked hill

peaked

adjective (2)
peak·​ed | \ˈpē-kəd also ˈpi-kəd \

Definition of peaked (Entry 2 of 2)

: being pale and wan or emaciated : sickly

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Adjective (1)

peakedness \ˈpēk(t)-​nəs, 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

adjective
\ˈpēkt \

Kids Definition of peaked

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having a point or a prominent end

peaked

adjective
peak·​ed | \ˈpē-kəd \

Kids Definition of peaked (Entry 2 of 2)

: looking pale and sick

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