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Meaning of “flake” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of flake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flakenoun [C]

 us   /fleɪk/
  • flake noun [C] (THIN PIECE)

a ​small, ​thinpiece, esp. of a ​layer on a ​surface: Flakes of ​paintfell from the ​ceiling.
  • flake noun [C] (PERSON)

infml a ​person who does not ​seem to ​payattention and is sometimes ​silly: That ​guy is a ​real flake.

flakeverb [I]

 /fleɪk/
  • flake verb [I] (COME OFF IN PIECES)

to come off ​easily in ​small, ​thin, ​flatpieces: Plaster is flaking off the ​walls.
(Definition of flake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flake”
in Korean 조각…
in Arabic رُقاقة…
in Malaysian kepingan…
in French flocon…
in Russian чешуйка, снежинка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小片, 小薄片, (尤指)碎片…
in Italian scaglia, fiocco…
in Turkish ince tabaka, parçacık, tane…
in Polish płatek…
in Spanish copo…
in Vietnamese bông tuyết…
in Portuguese floco, descamação…
in Thai ชิ้นย่อยที่แตกออกมา…
in German die Flocke…
in Catalan escata, floc…
in Japanese 小片…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小片, 小薄片, (尤指)碎片…
in Indonesian kepingan…
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