flake off


flake off
see flake 2)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • flake off — phr verb Flake off is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑paint …   Collocations dictionary

  • flake off — v To leave. I told my brother to flake off because he was bothering me. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • flake off — verb come off in flakes or thin small pieces The paint in my house is peeling off • Syn: ↑peel off, ↑peel, ↑flake • Derivationally related forms: ↑flake (for: ↑flake), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flake off — Synonyms and related words: be off, beat it, begone, clear out, desquamate, exfoliate, flake, get, get going, get lost, get out, git, hit the road, make yourself scarce, peel, scale, scale off, scram, shove off, vamoose …   Moby Thesaurus

  • flake off — The action of paint when it starts to come off the surface in small, thin sections …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • flake off — (Slang) go away from here, leave, beat it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Flake — (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock; lamina;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flake knife — Flake Flake (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flake stand — Flake Flake (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flake white — Flake Flake (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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