To come off in thin strips or pieces, as bark, skin, or paint:
Strip is defined as to remove clothing or covering or take something away from a person or thing.
To cut or divide into long, thin pieces, or into very small pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit.
The definition of a shred is a small amount of something, or is a bit of broken-off or torn off paper or other material.
(Australian) To cheat; swindle.
To crumble is to break into small pieces, or to fall to pieces.
(Informal) To cheat or swindle.
To break a small piece from:
To train to the bit
To reduce, as in quantity or size; trim:
To lose (a game or contest, for example).
To cut into slices.
Find another word for flaking. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for flaking, like: peeling, stripping, snowing, slivering, shredding, scaling, flecking, crumbling, chiselling, chipping and bitting.