how to pronounce peak /ˈpiːk/
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peak is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of peak in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… Star Wars expert at its peak the Empire …”
meanings of peak noun: The upper aftermost corner of a fore-and-aft sail. The narrow part of a vessel's bow, or the hold within it. Alternative form of peag (“wampum"). A local maximum of a function, e.g. for sine waves, each point at which the value of y is at its maximum. The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point. The whole hill or mountain, especially when isolated. The extremity of an anchor fluke; the bill. A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap. The highest value reached by some quantity in a time period. verb: To reach a highest degree or maximum. Misspelling of pique. To pry; to peep slyly. To raise the point of (a gaff) closer to perpendicular. To become sick or wan. To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sickly. To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak. adjective: Maximal, maximally quintessential or representative; constituting the culmination of. Unlucky; unfortunate. Bad. words with pronunciation similar to peak words that rhyme with peak Did this page help you?