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The meaning of "Flaky" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Flaky?
A: flaky (sometimes spelled flakey)
Example. You bite into some bread that's crispy/crunchy on the outside. Little piece shaped like tiny leaves fall off the outside as you bite into it. The little pieces are flakes and the bread is flaky.
We describe individual pieces of falling snow as snow flakes.
It can be used as an insult too. If I said someone was flaky, I mean, gullible, unintelligent, socially awkward, irrational etc.
Q: O que significa Flaky ?
A: Flaky means strange or eccentric, not functioning properly. It can apply to people or objects.
"My laptop is acting flaky today. I may have picked up some malware."
"The teacher is flaky today. Her lesson rambles all over the place."
Q: O que significa Flaky ?
A: If you talk about cooking, then flaky is something light and breaks apart easy. If you talk about someone’s behavior, it means a person that is rather simple and a bit crazy.

Example sentences using "Flaky"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Flaky.
A: “your mate (friend) hasn’t pulled through (arrived) with the car yet, he’s so flaky. he’s such a flake.”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Flaky.
A: "This painting is beautiful, but it's so old that the paint is starting to look flaky."
"The dry winter air is making my skin flaky and itchy. I feel so gross!"

"He always says he'll come hang out with us, then he cancels at the last minute. He's so flaky. I wish he could just make a plan and stick to it."
"The main idea of your paper is ok, but it seems rather flaky. In some parts you argue for it very well, but in others you seem to actually be arguing against your own idea.

Translations of "Flaky"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Flaky有失约、放鸽子的意思吗?
A: Flaky means unreliable and not dependable. So someone who misses an appointment and stood you up is flaky, unless he has a good excuse for missing the appointment.

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