The 2014 midterm elections are just months behind us, but already flake feels the pressure of the 2016 presidential elections.
And flake, who recently voted for the Violence Against Women Act, might have a hard time winning some women to his fold.
When you flake out to Sasha Grey while doing these jobs, bad things can happen.
"thin, flat piece," early 14c., possibly from Old English *flacca "flakes of snow," from Old Norse flak "loose or torn piece" (related to Old Norse fla "to skin," see flay), from Proto-Germanic *flago- (cf. Middle Dutch vlac, Dutch vlak "flat, level," Middle High German vlach, German Flocke "flake"); from PIE *plak- (1) "to be flat," extended form of root *pele- (2) "flat, to spread" (see plane (n.1)).
early 15c., "to fall in flakes," from flake (n.). Related: Flaked; flaking.
: Don't act so flake (1960s+ Baseball)
[all except police senses ultimately fr an attested phrase snow flakes, ''cocaine'']