What does the word flaky mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Flakiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Resembling or consisting of flakes; separable into flakes.

Usage examples for flaky

  1. The cake came out of the oven light and flaky and beautiful. – The Goody-Naughty Book by Sarah Cory Rippey
  2. He stepped out onto the soft, flaky soil of Mars as the man he had seen from above came up to the tower. – Monsoons of Death by Gerald Vance
  3. The wind blew fresh, and the sky was covered with flaky clouds, fringed here and there with broad white edges, for the light of the moon was high in the heavens, and she was at her full. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
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