flake out

verb

Definition of flake out 

intransitive verb

1 slang : to fall asleep

2 slang : to be overcome especially by exhaustion — see also flake entry 2 sense 2

First Known Use of flake out

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for flake out

probably from dialect flake to lie, bask

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