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flake
British English: /fleɪk/
American English: /fleɪk/

Translation of flake in French:

noun

  • 3
    [informal]
    (American English) (eccentric)
    toqué/-e (informal) m/f

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1
    also: flake off
    (paint, varnish)
    s'écailler
    (plaster, stone)
    s'effriter
    (skin)
    peler
  • 2
    (fish)
    s'émietter

Phrasal verbs

flake off

(slang) (American English)
se barrer (informal)

flake out

(informal)
(fall asleep)
s'endormir comme une masse
(flop) tomber comme une masse

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