Synonyms of flake in English:

flake


See definition of flake

noun

1‘flakes of pastry’

SYNONYMS

sliver, wafer, shaving, paring, peeling

chip, shard, scale, crumb, grain, speck, spillikin

fragment, scrap, shred, bit, particle

Scottish skelf

technical spall, lamina


verb

1‘the paint on the door was flaking’

SYNONYMS

peel off, peel, chip, scale off, blister, come off, come off in layers

technical desquamate, exfoliate