verb (used without object), flaked, flak·ing.
verb (used with object), flaked, flak·ing.
Words nearby flake
Origin of flake1
OTHER WORDS FROM flakeflake·less, adjectiveflak·er, noun
Examples from the Web for flaker
Once when Flaker was watching Antler, he thought she was making a dagger.
When Greybeard tried to set the broken bones, Flaker began to moan.
But how can we get close up,” said Flaker, “without frightening the bison away?
One day when the boys were flaking spear points, Fleetfoot turned to Flaker and said, “Do you know who made the first flaker?”
When Flaker did this, the flake, which had been only a knife, became a file as well as a saw.
British Dictionary definitions for flaker (1 of 4)
- a fragment removed by chipping or hammering from a larger stone used as a tool or weaponSee also blade
- (as modifier)flake tool