There are 2 main definitions of peaked in English:

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peaked 1

Pronunciation: /piːkt/

adjective

Having a peak.
Example sentences
  • 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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peaked 2

Pronunciation: /piːkt/

adjective

[predicative] chiefly North American
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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