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flak·y

also flak·ey  (flā′kē)
adj. flak·i·er, flak·i·est
1. Made of or resembling flakes.
2. Forming or tending to form flakes or thin, crisp fragments: flaky pastry.
3. Slang
a. Undependable, as in keeping social engagements: a flaky friend who is always late.
b. Somewhat eccentric; odd: "that slightly flakey quality, in joy as well as in grief, that prepares us subtly for the mad scenes to come" (Village Voice).

flak′i·ly adv.
flak′i·ness n.

flaky

(ˈfleɪkɪ) or

flakey

adj, flakier or flakiest
1. like or made of flakes
2. tending to peel off or break easily into flakes
3. slang Also: flakey US eccentric; crazy
ˈflakily adv
ˈflakiness n

flak•y

or flak•ey

(ˈfleɪ ki)

adj. flak•i•er, flak•i•est.
1. of or like flakes.
2. lying or cleaving off in flakes or layers.
3. Slang. eccentric; wacky; dizzy.
[1570–80]
flak′i•ly, adv.
flak′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flaky - made of or resembling flakes; "flaky soap"
2.flaky - made of or easily forming flakes
tender - easy to cut or chew; "tender beef"
3.flaky - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusualflaky - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre and affected stage antics"
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"

flaky

flakey
adjective peeling, cracking, blistering, desquamative remove the dry, flaky skin
Translations
نَدْفي، قِشْري
vločkovitý
flagetskrøbelig
flögóttur; sem flagnar auîveldlega
vločkovitý
ince tabaka halinde

flaky

[ˈfleɪkɪ]
A. ADJ (flakier (compar) (flakiest (superl)))
1. [paintwork] → desconchado; [skin] → escamoso
2. [idea] → descabellado; [person] → raro
B. CPD flaky pastry N (Culin) → hojaldre m

flaky

[ˈfleɪki] adj
[paintwork] → écaillé(e)
[skin] → desquamé(e)flaky pastry npâte f feuilletée

flaky

adj (+er)
potatoesflockig; paint, plaster etcbrüchig; crustblättrig; skinschuppig
(esp US: = mad, eccentric) → verrückt

flaky

[ˈfleɪkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (paintwork) → scrostato/a; (skin) → squamoso/a

flake

(fleik) noun
a very small piece. a snowflake.
verb
(usually with off) to come off in flakes. The paint is flaking.
ˈflaky adjective
flake out
(slang) to fall asleep straight away because one is extremely tired.
flaked out
(slang) extremely tired. You must be flaked out after being awake all night.

flaky

a. escamoso-a.

flaky

adj (comp -ier; super -iest) escamoso
References in classic literature ?
And he himself brought her the golden-brown bouillon, in a dainty Sevres cup, with a flaky cracker or two on the saucer.
Witness the white bear of the poles, and the white shark of the tropics; what but their smooth, flaky whiteness makes them the transcendent horrors they are?
A sweep of chilly air passed by, rustling all the leaves and snow- ing the flaky ashes broadcast about the fire.
Again he dipped, transferring to the paper a pinch of brown, flaky tobacco.
INGREDIENTS (Serves 2) 2tsp flaky sea salt 1tsp hot smoked paprika 2 cod or other white fish fillets (200g each) 3 medium courgettes, cut into chunks 4 garlic cloves, thickly sliced 200ml fresh fish stock 1tsp dried oregano Olive oil spray 400g tin butter beans, rinsed and drained 200g cherry tomatoes on the vine 40g pitted green olives 8 thin slices of chorizo Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped, to finish METHOD: 1.
If the mix has more flaky and elongated particle then it has more voids compare to rounded aggregates [1].
Instead of saying, "I don't like that flaky friend of yours or that stuffed shirt", we settle for "I'll just mix around with the others", and go on your way, avoid both flaky and stuffed shirt and don't have the other person fuming over your insensitivity.
INGREDIENTS 4 whole Atlantic mackerel (about 8 ounces each) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 sprigs jarred pickled green peppercorns (available at Asian markets) 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice Flaky sea salt Lime wedges, for serving METHOD 1.
There are 17 species of edible Florida snapper, from the small, sweet yellowtail to the big American red, which yields thick, flaky filets with a firm texture--great in almost any preparation.
Sprinkle thyme leaves, pepper and flaky salt over goat cheese.
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Deep filled with tender British steak and a rich gravy, made with British beef and legendary Bishop's Finger ale, encased in delicious short crust pastry with a light and flaky puff pastry top.