Variant of flake
- a small, thin mass: a flake of snow
- a thin piece or layer split off or peeled off from anything; chip
- ☆ Slang an eccentric, unbalanced, or irrational person
Origin: ME < Scand, as in Norw flak, ice floe, ON flakna, to flake off < IE *plāg, flat < base *plā- > plain
- flaker noun
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