The report that a bank had given an unsecured loan to a superPAC turned out to be based on flawed FEC reporting.
Where the love stories are romantic but real, idyllic yet flawed.
Weak oversight, inadequate contractors and flawed procurement procedures are potential trouble spots, he said in an interview.
early 14c., "a flake" (of snow), also in Middle English "a spark of fire; a splinter," from Old Norse flaga "stone slab, flake" (see flagstone); sense of "defect, fault" first recorded 1580s, first of character, later (c.1600) of material things; probably via notion of a "fragment" broken off.
early 15c. (implied in flawed); see flaw (n.). Related: Flawing.