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peaked 1

 (pēkt, pē′kĭd)
Ending in a peak; pointed: a peaked cap.

peak·ed 2

Having a sickly appearance: You're looking a little peaked today.


having a peak; pointed


(pikt, ˈpi kɪd)

having a peak: a peaked cap.


(ˈpi kɪd)

pale and drawn; wan.
peak′ed•ness, n.


ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peaked - somewhat ill or prone to illnesspeaked - somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
2.peaked - having or rising to a peak; "the peaked ceiling"; "the island's peaked hills"
pointed - having a point


Of or associated with sickness:
لابِسٌ قُبَّعَه
med skygge
meî skyggni
so štítom


1 [piːkt] ADJ peaked capgorra f de visera


[ˈpiːkt] adj [cap] → à visièrepeak-hour [ˈpiːkˈaʊər] adj [traffic] → de pointepeak hours npl (= rush hour) → heures fpl d'affluencepeak period npériode f de pointepeak rate nplein tarif m
You pay the peak rate for calls at this time of day → On paie le plein tarif quand on appelle à cette heure-ci.
to be charged at peak rate [phone call] → être facturé(e) au plein tarifpeak season nhaute saison f
in peak season → en haute saisonpeak time n
(British) (on TV)heures fpl de grande écoute
(for traffic, train services)heures fpl de pointepeak-time [ˌpiːkˈtaɪm] adj
(British) [programme] → diffusé(e) à des heures de grande écoute
[traffic, train services] → des périodes de pointe


cap, helmet etcspitz
personverhärmt, abgehärmt


[piːkt] adj
a. (cap) → con visiera
b. = peaky


(piːk) noun
1. the pointed top of a mountain or hill. snow-covered peaks.
2. the highest, greatest, busiest etc point, time etc. He was at the peak of his career.
3. the front part of a cap which shades the eyes. The boy wore a cap with a peak.
to reach the highest, greatest, busiest etc point, time etc. Prices peaked in July and then began to fall.
peaked adjective
having a peak. a peaked cap.
ˈpeaky adjective
looking pale and unhealthy. You look peaky today.
References in classic literature ?
HALFWAY down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points of the compass, and a huge, clustered chimney in the midst.
Another instance of a curiously named whale, so named I suppose from his peculiar horn being originally mistaken for a peaked nose.
Standing at the mast-head of my ship during a sunrise that crimsoned sky and sea, I once saw a large herd of whales in the east, all heading towards the sun, and for a moment vibrating in concert with peaked flukes.
It stands on a bold elevation two hundred feet above the surface of the river; it has high vine-clad walls enclosing trees, and a peaked tower about seventy-five feet high.
After him from the brake came a monstrous lout, a thing of horse and rhinoceros, chewing a straw as it came; then appeared the Swine-woman and two Wolf-women; then the Fox-bear witch, with her red eyes in her peaked red face, and then others,--all hurrying eagerly.