peaked


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peaked 1

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

peak·ed 2

 (pē′kĭd)
adj.
Having a sickly appearance: You're looking a little peaked today.

peaked

(piːkt)
adj
having a peak; pointed

peaked1

(pikt, ˈpi kɪd)

adj.
having a peak: a peaked cap.
[1400–50]

peak•ed2

(ˈpi kɪd)

adj.
pale and drawn; wan.
peak′ed•ness, n.

Peaked

Sickly-looking.
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

peaked

adjective
Of or associated with sickness:
Translations
لابِسٌ قُبَّعَه
špičatý
med skygge
csúcsos
meî skyggni
so štítom

peaked

1 [piːkt] ADJ peaked capgorra f de visera

peaked

[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

peaked

adj
cap, helmet etcspitz
personverhärmt, abgehärmt

peaked

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

peak

(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.
verb
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 ?
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.
Hubbert was roundly ignored at the time, but in fact oil production in the continental United States peaked in 1970, right around when he said it would.