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cokespoon

A spoon used in the snorting of cocaine. Is it true that he put down the cokespoon and is finally getting some help?

fish flakes

slang Very potent high-quality cocaine. So called for its flaky appearance and bluish color. Yo, I tried a bump of fish flakes last night, and my whole face went numb from it. I heard Tony scored a brick of fish flakes. He said he was going to cut it up to make a bunch of profit.
See also: fish, flake

flake away

To fall from something in small bits or pieces. Ugh, look at all the glitter that's flaked away from my birthday cards.
See also: away, flake

flake away from (something)

To fall from something in small bits or pieces. Ugh, look at all the glitter that's flaked away from my birthday cards.
See also: away, flake

flake off

1. To fall from something in small bits or pieces. Ugh, look at all the glitter that flaked off my birthday cards.
2. To cause something to fall from something else in small bits or pieces. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is usually used between "flake" and "off." Hey, stop touching the wall—you're flaking the paint off it!
3. slang To ignore a planned event or responsibility, often to do something frivolous instead. I flaked off class this afternoon and went to the mall instead.
See also: flake, off

flake off of (something)

1. To fall from something in small bits or pieces. Ugh, look at all the glitter that's flaked off of my birthday cards.
2. To cause something to fall from something else in small bits or pieces. Hey, stop touching the wall—you're flaking the paint off of it!
See also: flake, of, off

flake out

1. To cancel a prearranged meeting or event, especially at the last minute; to fail to attend or go through with something. I'm going to stop inviting Samantha to do stuff with me because she always ends up flaking out. I hate to flake out on them again, but I'm just too tired to go out tonight.
2. To collapse or faint from exhaustion or fatigue. After the eighth or ninth hour wandering in the woods, George eventually flaked out under a tree.
3. To go, or cause to go, crazy. I don't know what happened! I just mentioned that her father had called, and she started flaking out at me! His huge, arduous assignments are really starting to flake his students out.
4. To fall asleep or take a nap. I think I'm going to head home at lunch and flake out for a bit.
5. To lose one's confidence, courage, or resolve. I really need your help in this fight, please don't flake out on me now!
See also: flake, out

flake spoon

A spoon used in the snorting of cocaine. Is it true that he's finally put down the flake spoon and gotten some help?
See also: flake, spoon

joy flakes

slang Any powdered recreational drug, especially heroin or cocaine. You're going to end up dead the way you're mainlining those joy flakes. When people started snorting lines of joy flakes off the kitchen table, I knew it was time for us to leave.
See also: flake, joy

pee in (someone's) Corn Flakes

rude slang To really upset, irritate, or disappoint someone. Sorry to pee in your Corn Flakes, but you won't get any credits for the class unless you attend every single lecture. A: "Watch out, the boss is in a foul mood today." B: "Wow, I wonder who peed in his Corn Flakes?"
See also: corn, Flake, pee

piss in (someone's) Corn Flakes

rude slang To really upset, irritate, or disappoint someone. Sorry to piss in your Corn Flakes, but you won't get any credits for the class unless you attend every single lecture. A: "Watch out, the boss is in a foul mood today." B: "Wow, I wonder who pissed in his Corn Flakes?"
See also: corn, Flake, piss

flack out

 and flake out
Sl. to collapse with exhaustion; to lie down because of exhaustion. All the hikers flacked out when they reached the campsite. After a few hours, the hikers all flaked out.
See also: flack, out

flake away (from something)

[for bits of something] to break away from the whole gradually or from natural causes. Bits of stone flaked away from the surface of the statue year after year. Bits of the steps flaked away from years of constant use.
See also: away, flake

flake down

Sl. to go to bed and go to sleep. I've got to go home and flake down for a while. Tom is flaked down for the night.
See also: down, flake

flake off (of) something

[for bits of something] to break away from the whole, perhaps under pressure or because of damage. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Little bits of marble began to flake off the marble steps. Bits flaked off from the whole.
See also: flake, off

flake something off of something

 and flake something off
to make bits or flakes break off from the whole. The sculptor flaked bits of stone off the block, but you could not yet see what the block was going to become. She flaked off a little more.
See also: flake, of, off

flake out

1. Drop from exhaustion, faint. For example, After running the marathon, be simply flaked out on the ground. This expression possibly is derived from a now obsolete meaning of flake, "to become flabby or fall in folds." [Slang; c. 1940]
2. Lie down, go to sleep, as in Homeless persons flaked out in doorways. [Slang; early 1940s]
3. Lose one's nerve, as in Please don't flake out now. [Slang; 1950s]
4. Go crazy; also, cause someone to go crazy. For example, She just flaked out and we had to call an ambulance, or This project is flaking us out. The usages in def. 3 and 4 probably are derived from the adjective flaky, meaning "eccentric." [c. 1970]
5. Die, as in He flaked out last night. [1960s]
6. Surprise, astonish, as in She said she'd just been made a partner, and that flaked me out. This usage appears to be a variant of freak out. [c. 1970]
See also: flake, out

flake off

v.
1. To break away from a surface in small, flat pieces: Rust is flaking off of the old pipes. Paint chips are flaking off from the ceiling.
2. Slang To fail to do something out of lack of interest; blow something off: Last night I flaked off doing the dishes because I was tired.
See also: flake, off

flake out

v. Slang
1. To act oddly or eccentrically: I flaked out after hearing the bad news.
2. To lose interest or nerve: We wanted to go skydiving, but at the last minute we flaked out.
3. To fall asleep or collapse from fatigue or exhaustion: After driving for ten hours, I stopped and flaked out.
4. To fail to live up to an expectation or responsibility: I wouldn't have assigned you such an important task if I knew you were going to flake out like that. My contractor flaked out on me, and now I need to find a new one.
See also: flake, out

cokespoon

and (flake) spoon
n. a small spoon used to carry powdered cocaine to a nostril. (Drugs.) The principal wrote a letter to Mrs. Simpson telling her that Jimmy had brought a cokespoon to school. She used an old-fashioned flake spoon right until she died.

flake spoon

verb
See also: flake, spoon

flack (out)

in. to collapse in exhaustion; to go to sleep. Betsy flacked out at nine every night.
See also: flack, out

flake

1. n. a person who acts silly or giddy. Sally is such a flake!
2. n. a medicinal form of crystallized cocaine. (Drugs. Similar to crack.) Where can I get some flake around here?
3. tv. [for the police] to place drugs or traces of drugs on a person during an arrest. (Underworld. The person is then charged with possession of drugs.) That’s not mine! You flaked me!
4. and flakes n. phencyclidine (PCP), an animal tranquilizer. Even Shorty won’t sell flake, and he’s not what I would call a concerned citizen.

flakes

verb
See flake
See also: flake

flake down

in. to go to bed; to go to sleep. After I flake down for about three days, I’ll tell you about my trip.
See also: down, flake

flake (out)

1. in. to pass out from exhaustion; to fall asleep. (see also flack (out).) After jogging, I usually flake for a while.
2. in. to fall asleep after drug use. (Drugs.) An hour after she took the stuff, she just flaked.
See also: flake, out

flake

verb

flaked out

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. You are too flaked out to drive home. Give me your keys.
2. and flaked mod. passed out because of drugs. (Drugs.) Jerry took the stuff and ended up flaked.
3. mod. unconscious; exhausted; tired out. There are too many flaked out people working at dangerous machines.
See also: flake, out

flaked

verb
See also: flake

joy flakes

and joy dust
n. powdered or crystallized cocaine. (see also crack.) She said what she wanted was some joy flakes, and I guess that’s cocaine. “Joy dust” is sort of crack without the press coverage.
See also: flake, joy
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