flake flake  /f ˈleɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a crystal of snow
  2. (n) a person with an unusual or odd personality
  3. (n) a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
  4. (v) form into flakes
  5. (v) cover with flakes or as if with flakes
  6. (v) come off in flakes or thin small pieces

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Otherwise known as cocaine, coke, C, snow, blow, toot, leaf, flake, freeze, happy dust, nose candy, Peruvian, lady, white girl.
  2. Every time we take a step, skin cells flake off our body and hair can do so just as randomly, though not as frequently.
  3. Cut marks on the skulls indicate that the overlying skin, muscles, nerves and blood vessels were removed, probably with an obsidian flake.

News

  1. Sen. Jeff Flake apologizes for son's offensive slurs on Twitter

    PHOENIX -- Sen. Jeff Flake issued an apology not for something he did, but for something his son did online. Tanner Flake, the senator's teenage son, posted a series of homophobic, anti-Semitic and racist comments on his Twitter account earlier this year. He also posted screen shots from a gaming app showing he went by an offensive name. The senator apologized for his son's actions in a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KTVK 3TV Phoenix

  2. Flake apologizes for son's 'unacceptable' behavior

    Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona apologized Wednesday for his son's use of racial epithets, homophobic slurs and anti-Semitic remarks in social media. "I'm very disappointed in my teenage son's words, and I sincerely apologize for the insensitivity," the first-term senator, who was elected last year, said in a statement. "This language is unacceptable, anywhere. Needless to say, I've ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  3. Sen. Flake apologizes for son's derogatory tweets

    Tanner Flake, the son of Sen. Jeff Flake, posted offensive remarks on Twitter, threatening to beat up a person who stole his bike and calling that person a derogatory slur.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 19 Cincinnati

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