flaky


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to flaky: Flaky pastry

flaky

(ˈfleki)
1. mod. unreliable. I’m getting so flaky. Must be old age.
2. mod. habituated to the use of cocaine. (Drugs.) He looks a little flaky. Look at his eyes and nose.
3. and flako (ˈfleko) mod. alcohol intoxicated. Paul was flaky and couldn’t drive. Man is he flako!
References in periodicals archive ?
Chocolate Drizzled Macaroons - Indulge in chewy spirals of fluffy, flaky coconut, crowned with a delicate drizzle of rich white and dark chocolate.
Temperature changes, some detergents, cosmetics and alcohol in skin products can all cause irritation, leaving the skin red and blotchy, itchy, flaky, sore and with visible surface veins.
Our artisan bakers have nestled roasted, fresh pecans in buttery custard and then slowly baked this decadent mixture in flaky fillo shells to create our large pecan tarts.
Q I ALWAYS suffer from a flaky scalp in the winter time.
Ingredients: 1 pack of wholewheat flaky pastry; 1tbsp oil; 450g/1lb onions, peeled and finely chopped;1 clove garlic, crushed; 225g/8oz mushrooms, wiped and sliced; 2tsp dried mixed herbs; 1.
They have the buttery, flaky texture associated with Ritz and contain no trans-fat.
Swept Away - 'a romantic tale about love, lust and disgust' - asks if true love can ever survive dandruff after 81% of people admitted that they would be put off if their date had dandruff and that 45% of people feel unattractive if they have a flaky scalp.
Each is a grotesque after the manner of Carson McCullers, and the author also attempts wacky humor with much attention paid to nasal discharges, menstrual blood, flaky skin, body odor, and large pores.
Anyone who's made a pie crust knows that it's tough to get a flaky texture without solid fats like butter, lard, or shortening.
They keep that little fungus at bay, making your scalp less flaky.
FORGET Fantasy Football, the latest fantasy game is Fantasy Top 40, based - unsurprisingly - on the flaky world of pop.
One flaky conceptual artist pal pays Ollie the highest of compliments with "I think he's a male lesbian.
A few obstacles stand in the way of his goal, however, including a flaky college counselor (Lily Tomlin); a clingy, alcoholic mother (Catherine O'Hara); and a devoted girlfriend (Schuyler Fisk, Sissy Spacek's daughter), who realizes theft relationship is doomed if he leaves.
A reformulated, bakery-style flaky crust is new for this item in the Croissant Pockets line of stuffed sandwiches.
We could even see these flaky fashions in Scotland.