Translation of "flake" - English-Italian dictionary

flake

noun uk /fleɪk/ us /fleɪk/

a small, flat, thin piece of something

scaglia, fiocco
flakes of skin scaglie di pelle
verb uk /fleɪk/ /fleɪk/

to come off in small, flat, thin pieces

sfaldare, scrostare
The paint was flaking off the walls. La vernice si stava sfaldando dalle pareti.

(Translation of “flake” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)