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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fleyk]
    • /fleɪk/
    • /fleɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fleyk]
    • /fleɪk/

Definitions of flaked word

  • noun flaked fake2 (defs 2, 3). 1
  • verb without object flaked to peel off or separate in flakes. 1
  • verb without object flaked to fall in flakes, as snow. 1
  • verb with object flaked fake2 (def 1). 1
  • verb with object flaked to lower (a fore-and-aft sail) so as to drape the sail equally on both sides over its boom. 1
  • verb flaked flake out, Slang. to fall asleep; take a nap. 1

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Origin of flaked

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; (noun) Middle English; akin to Old English flac- in flacox flying (said of arrows), Old Norse flakka to rove, wander, Middle Dutch vlacken to flutter; (in def 4) by back formation from flaky, in sense “eccentric, odd”; (v.) late Middle English: to fall in flakes, derivative of the noun

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Parts of speech for Flaked


flaked popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% 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.

flaked usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for flaked

adjective flaked

  • brindled — brown or grey streaked or patched with a darker colour
  • particolored — having different colors in different areas or patches; variegated: a parti-colored dress.
  • studded — a boss, knob, nailhead, or other protuberance projecting from a surface or part, especially as an ornament.
  • spotted — Radio, Television. pertaining to the point of origin of a local broadcast. broadcast between announced programs.
  • peppered — a pungent condiment obtained from various plants of the genus Piper, especially from the dried berries, used whole or ground, of the tropical climbing shrub P. nigrum.

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