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peaky in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpeakypea‧ky /ˈpiːki/ adjective British English informal  MIDCBlooking pale and ill syn peaked American English He’s looking a bit peaky today.
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peakyFor a Health Secretary he looked pale and peaky.Lesley-Jane looked strained and peaky and her performance was once again subdued.You look awfully peaky and you've hardly eaten a thing.So, we're feeling a bit peaky are we?My familiar, peaky little face.You have a sit down, love, you look peaky to me.