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 Dictionary entry overview: What does peaked mean? 

PEAKED (adjective)
  The adjective PEAKED has 2 senses:

1. somewhat ill or prone to illness
2. having or rising to a peak

  Familiarity information: PEAKED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PEAKED (adjective)

Sense 1peaked [BACK TO TOP]


Somewhat ill or prone to illness


ailing; indisposed; peaked; poorly; under the weather; unwell; sickly; seedy

Context examples:

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)

Sense 2peaked [BACK TO TOP]


Having or rising to a peak

Context examples:

the peaked ceiling / the island's peaked hills


pointed (having a point)

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