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Definition of the adjective peaky
What does peaky mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more peaky / peakier | most peaky / peakiest
- having or as if having especially high-pitched spots
Alternative definition of the adjective peaky
- Sickly; peaked.
- Characterised by peaks.
Peaky is a fictional character from the 2003 film The Suit.
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Dictionary of Hard Words (1910)
by Robert Morris Pierce
sneaking; emaciated, peaky [also spelt peeking] 'pii-kin. peaky adj. (having peaks ; peaked, pointed, peak-like) 'pii-ki. peaky adj. sickly; puny [also spelt peeky] ...
by Joseph Wright
” PEAKY, adj.” s. Lan." Written peeky. Irritable, querulous.
The Encyclopedia of Surfing (2005)
by Matt Warshaw
Duran- bah in Australia and Mexico's Puerto Escondido are often described as peaky. Local winds often create peaky waves, especially at beachbreaks. "Peak" also describes the highest point on any given wave. pearl, pearling When the ...
Dictionary of Americanisms (1877)
A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett
Peaky or Peeky. Sickly-looking; peakish. The species of decay to which the cypress-tree is liable shows itself in detached spots in close proximity to each other. Timber affected in this way is denominated by raftsmen petty. — Dicketon on ...
by Tony Thorne
peaky adj American producing euphoria.
The Audio Dictionary (2011)
Third Edition, Revised and Expanded by Glenn D. White, Gary J. Louie
Musical waveforms are never smooth and uniform, but are rough and “peaky.” transients, such as the beginning attacks of percussive sounds, have high instantaneous levels, but fall rapidly to a much lower continuous level. Speech sounds ...
by Tony Whelan
peaky curing A property of a rubber compound obtained from a curing curve. The value of a particular property, for example. tensile strength. is plotted against time of vulcanization and if the curve shows a sharp drop after ...
'peaky adj (in/) looking pale and unhealthy: You look peaky today. Don't you feet ...
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Scrabble value of P3E1A1K5Y4
The value of this 5-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine