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  Words related to flake

Related / Similar Words: bit, chip, fleck, scrap, eccentric, eccentric person, oddball, geek, snowflake, peel off, peel, flake off

 

Definition:
  • a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye";
  • a person with an unusual or odd personality;
  • a crystal of snow;
  • come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off";
  • cover with flakes or as if with flakes;
  • form into flakes; "The substances started to flake";

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    Hyponyms: matchwood, scale, scurf, exfoliation, splinter, sliver, flinders, crackpot, crank, nut, nut case, nutcase, fruitcake, screwball, nutter, wacko, whacko

     

    Substance Meronyms: snow

     

    Part Meronyms: snow, snowfall

     

    Derivational Morphology: peel off, peel, flake off, chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off, knap, cut off, bit, fleck, scrap, desquamation, peeling, shedding

     

     
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