Main definitions of peaked in English

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peaked1

adjective

  • Having a peak.

    • ‘He is described as being aged between 30 and 40 and was wearing jeans, a dark jacket and a peaked cap.’
    • ‘I was dressed in shirt and shorts wearing a long peaked cap and polarised sunglasses and I was covered with lots of sunscreen.’
    • ‘I drove the A40, Pat beside me wearing a peaked officer's cap.’
    • ‘‘But I have his hat,’ Josie told her, holding up the dripping tweed peaked cap.’
    • ‘They wear peaked caps, and heavy duffle coats, on top of neat uniforms.’
    • ‘‘Good afternoon, Mr. Lakes,’ Jude returned with a tip of his peaked cap.’
    • ‘Resplendent in white gloves and peaked cap, the traffic policeman watched helplessly.’
    • ‘He didn't carry an umbrella, but wore his peaked cap to ward off the rain.’
    • ‘He was of medium build and wore dark jeans, a canvas coat and a peaked crash helmet with a luminous yellow design.’
    • ‘Smart camouflage jackets and peaked caps replaced the rags and turbans of the past.’
    • ‘He was wearing a white peaked baseball cap, blue jeans and a grey, long-sleeved cotton jacket.’
    • ‘They're black with a peaked beret and red armband.’
    • ‘His head was covered by a peaked cap and his face hidden behind a black gas mask.’
    • ‘I carry two different hats, a peaked cap, and a hat with a flap which covers the ears and back of the neck.’
    • ‘Some villages appeared to have been recently vacated, their neatly tended walled compounds of round mud huts and peaked thatched roofs empty of people and animals.’
    • ‘They said he was wearing a dark blue fleece and a peaked cap.’
    • ‘He seemed to be an old-fashioned post-man, with a crisp blue suit and peaked cap.’
    • ‘On his head he wore a brown tweed peaked cap and tufts of soft brown hair stuck out from beneath.’
    • ‘As I got out of the car I noted Geraldine was wearing a light blue zip-up top, matching blue trousers and a blue peaked cap.’
    • ‘He was wearing a white peaked cap with the cap turned backwards on his head.’

Pronunciation:

peaked

/piːkt/

Main definitions of peaked in English

: peaked1peaked2

peaked2

adjective

North american
  • [predicative] Gaunt and pale from illness or fatigue.

    ‘you do look a little peaked’
    • ‘Jenny Jones was a thin woman now, and looked peaked and sickly.’
    careworn, tired, drained, drawn, raddled
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Pronunciation:

peaked

/piːkt/