American English

Definition of flake verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they flake
    he / she / it flakes
    past simple flaked
    -ing form flaking
    jump to other results
  1. 1[intransitive] flake (off) to fall off in small thin pieces You could see bare wood where the paint had flaked off. His skin was dry and flaking.
  2. 2[transitive, intransitive] flake (something) to break something, especially fish or other food into small thin pieces; to fall into small thin pieces Flake the tuna and add to the sauce. flaked coconut
  3. Phrasal Verbsflake out
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: flake

Other results

All matches
Phrasal verbs