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flake-out

flake-out
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fleyk out]
    • /fleɪk aʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fleyk out]
    • /fleɪk aʊt/

Definition of flake-out word

  • verb flake-out flake out, Slang. to fall asleep; take a nap. 1

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Origin of flake-out

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
1935-40; perhaps expressive variant of flag3; compare British dialect flack to hang loosely, flap

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Flake-out

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

flake-out popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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