Definition of peaky adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpiːki//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːki//
(British English, informal)(North American English peaked) Being ill
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ill/sick or pale You're looking a little peaky. Are you OK? See related entries: Being ill Word Origin early 19th cent.: from peak ‘decline in health’ + -y.

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