Definition of flaky adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfleɪki//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfleɪki//
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  1. 1tending to break into small, thin pieces flaky pastry dry flaky skin
  2. 2(informal) (of a person) behaving in a strange or unusual way; tending to forget things He plays a flaky tourist visiting Europe.
  3. 3(especially British English, informal, computing) that does not work well or often stops working I found the software a bit flaky. I had problems with a flaky Internet connection.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flaky