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flakyadjective

uk   us   /ˈfleɪ.ki/

flaky adjective (SMALL PIECE)

coming off easily in small, flat, thin pieces: dry, flaky skin a flaky scalp

flaky adjective (PERSON)

mainly US informal behaving in a way that is not responsible or expected: The central character of the play is a flaky neurotic.
Translations of “flaky”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小片的, 易碎成小薄片的, 易脫落的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小片的, 易碎成小薄片的, 易脱落的…
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