Peakish Peak"ish, a. 1. Of or relating to a peak; or to peaks; belonging to a mountainous region. ``Her peakish spring.'' --Drayton. ``His peakish dialect.'' --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

2. Having peaks; peaked. [1913 Webster]

3. Having features thin or sharp, as from sickness; hence, sickly. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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