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