2 verb
1 also flake off [intransitive] to break off in small thin pieces:
The paint is beginning to flake off.
Use a moisturising cream to stop your skin flaking.
2 [intransitive and transitive] to break fish or another food into small thin pieces, or to break in this way:
Poach the fish until it flakes easily.
Remove the skin and flake the flesh.

flake out

phrasal verb
1 British English to fall asleep because you are extremely tired:
Phil's flaked out on the sofa.
2 American English to do something strange, or to not do what you said you would do
flake out on
Kathy said she'd help but she flaked out on us.

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