Antonyms
Etymology

1. flake

verb. ['ˈfleɪk'] form into flakes.

Antonyms

  • international waters

Etymology

  • flake (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Flake

  • partake
  • mistake
  • forsake
  • retake
  • remake
  • betake
  • steak
  • stake
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • blake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • take
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • sake

Example sentences of the word flake


1. Verb, base form
A new tattoo will flake and peel during the healing process and may even scab a little bit.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Feed your goldfish daily with a high-quality goldfish flake food.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Spar varnish must be reapplied periodically as it will chip, flake or chalk off over time.

2. flake

noun. ['ˈfleɪk'] a small fragment of something broken off from the whole.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • bit
  • scrap
  • fragment
  • matchwood
  • chip
  • exfoliation
  • fleck
  • scurf
  • sliver

Antonyms

  • normality
  • practical
  • conventional
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • flake (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. flake

verb. ['ˈfleɪk'] cover with flakes or as if with flakes.

Antonyms

  • saltwater

Etymology

  • flake (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. flake

noun. ['ˈfleɪk'] a person with an unusual or odd personality.

Synonyms

  • eccentric person
  • whacko
  • wacko
  • oddball
  • anomaly
  • crackpot
  • nut case
  • screwball
  • fruitcake
  • eccentric
  • unusual person
  • crank
  • nutter
  • geek

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unbend
  • stable
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • flake (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. flake

noun. ['ˈfleɪk'] a crystal of snow.

Synonyms

  • crystal
  • H2O
  • snowflake
  • water
  • snowfall

Antonyms

  • unite
  • attach
  • arrive
  • begin

Etymology

  • flake (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. flake

verb. ['ˈfleɪk'] come off in flakes or thin small pieces.

Synonyms

  • flake off
  • chip
  • peel off
  • break away
  • break off
  • peel
  • chip off

Antonyms

  • undeceive
  • soft water
  • fresh water
  • hard water

Etymology

  • flake (Middle English (1100-1500))
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