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flak·yalso 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.
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).
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|Noun||1.||flakiness - informal terms for insanity|
insanity - relatively permanent disorder of the mind
|2.||flakiness - having or breaking into thin crisp flakes|
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