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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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As shown in Tables 2 and 3, the basic property data of the NA are generally property density at 2.63 g/[cm.sup.3]; water absorption at 1.6%; needle and flakiness content at 5.2%; and crushing value at 9.6%.
Fatigue and permanent deformation Characteristics on flakiness and elongation indices of dense mixes, Indian Highways, pp: 17-24.
2), but in order to figure out how strength indexes SZ and LA depend on the flakiness index FI and shape index SI, it is necessary to solve the Eqn (1):
Physical tests on concrete, like grading, Flakiness and Elongation Index, performed on the locally available aggregates in Azad Kashmir as per American and British standards have shown that these aggregates are suitable to make concrete of required properties.
Leonard said there is a lot more to his friend than what some might call - and, yes the pun is intended - His Flakiness.
At first, I took Eugene's flurry fascination as pure flakiness. Born and raised in Chicago, I was appalled.
This crust has the perfect combination of flakiness and flavor.
My frequent cancellation of plans can be seen by others as "flakiness"--or, worse yet--a lack of respect or caring.
," humor saves the whole from overtheatricality, just about balancing Bruni Tedeschi's neurotic flakiness.
With its pie-crust flakiness and creamy, cheesy taste, it serves as the perfect base for one of the house specialties: cave-aged cheddar and chicken, served with an organic fruit and almond spread.
If anything, remove fillets from the pan when they are almost undercooked to ensure a moist, melt-in-themouth flakiness.
As girls, each woman suffered some degree of painful neglect, from the self-absorbed flakiness of Mattie's parents to Jane's father's suicide and her mother's subsequent breakdown.
Inevitably we met up with him, dressed in a giant yellow polo and nicely-pressed jeans, and he denied every bit of flakiness. He was a trip; we went from hating him to him being our boy in minutes.
Bathing in the salts was shown to provide relief from the symptoms of itching, burning and flakiness typical of psoriasis.
She added: 'It's important to differentiate correctly between skin dryness, whose symptoms include roughness and flakiness, and skin dehydration, which is caused by tightness and is due to a lack of water.'