adj (-kier, -kiest)
- 1 [piecrust] hojaldrado flaky pastrymasa tipo hojaldreMore example sentences
- Korean rice is said to be ‘moist and stuck together’ while Chinese rice is ‘separated and flaky.’
- Don't forget to try those mouth watering, flaky, pastry sausage rolls.
- Mature plants, which often grow wider than they grow tall, develop a good framework of stems with flaky fawn bark.
- 2 (eccentric) (AmE) [sl & pej], raroMore example sentences
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- But until you see it and hold it, it's merely a concept, a flaky idea, something that may happen.
- New ideas, even rather flaky ones, were treated hospitably.
- Venture capitalists are taking lots of heat for making some big bets on some pretty flaky ideas.
- The software is too flaky, and employees keep breaking the screens.
- Perhaps flaky software with little protection against hackers was okay when personal computers were a hobby thing - but today they're the backbone of virtually every business and government on the planet.
- Unfortunately the interface for copying music from my computer to the device was rubbish, the drivers and firmware were flaky, and I could never get it to run properly under Windows 2000.
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Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.