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peaked 1

Syllabification: peaked

adjective

Having a peak: a peaked cap
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  • He was wearing a white peaked baseball cap, blue jeans and a grey, long-sleeved cotton jacket.
  • ‘But I have his hat,’ Josie told her, holding up the dripping tweed peaked cap.
  • On his head he wore a brown tweed peaked cap and tufts of soft brown hair stuck out from beneath.

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There are 2 main definitions of peaked in English:

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peaked 2 Syllabification: peak·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈpēkəd/
(also pekid)

adjective

[predicative] chiefly North American
(Of a person) gaunt and pale from illness or fatigue: you do look a little peaked
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  • Jenny Jones was a thin woman now, and looked peaked and sickly.

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