flaky
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfleɪkiː/
Adjective

flaky (comparative flakier, superlative flakiest)

  1. Consisting of flakes or of small, loose masses; lying, or cleaving off, in flakes or layers; flakelike.
  2. (informal, of a, person) Unreliable; likely to make plans with others but then abandon those plans.
  3. (informal, of a, thing) Unreliable; working only on an intermittent basis; likely to malfunction.
    I cannot enjoy the online game because of my flaky Internet connection.
Translations
  • German: flockig; blättrig
  • Russian: хлопьевидный
Translations
  • French: lâcheur
  • German: unzuverlässig
  • Russian: ненадёжный



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