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flaky

1. slang Unreliable, especially in keeping commitments. Tom is so flaky, though—I doubt he'll show up.
2. slang Strange, weird, or wacky. I know Stu probably seems a little flaky, but he's harmless, I swear.

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!
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It looked as if scary Jo, surely the flakiest human resources manager (she's trusted to work with humans?) in history, would win this week's waterworks contest.
I am led to believe that the caramelised pear slices were sugar welded to the flakiest disc of pastry ever.
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A haunting female voice played in the background singing the now famous lines, 'only the crumbliest, flakiest, chocolate'.
But she's not letting on how the advert for the Birmingham chocolate giant will look - except to say it won't be a repeat of earlier themes, such as a girl in a poppy field, suggestively tucking into the "crumbliest, flakiest" chocolate.
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CADBURY'S Flake have axed their "only the crumbliest, flakiest" ads after 50 years.
1920 The Flake - famous for its "crumbliest flakiest chocolate" slogan.
Sensual, seductive and indulgent are now known as the hallmarks of the "crumbliest, flakiest chocolate", which has been on sale since 1920.
It may have been just a simple advert to boost the sales of a humble snack, but the fantasies these beauties brought ensured a whole nation could never forget about the most crumbliest, flakiest chocolate in the world.
During a break, she spies the chocolate bar and nibbles it, prompting her to sing the famous jingle, "Only the crumbliest, flakiest chocolate tastes like chocolate never tasted before."
Was the Birmingham City team's excuse of blaming Plymouth's floodlights for their poor performance the other night the flakiest thing to come out of the West Country since a lorry load of Ginsters pasties?