flannel

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noun flan·nel \ˈfla-nəl\

Definition of flannel

  1. 1a :  a soft twilled wool or worsted fabric with a loose texture and a slightly napped surfaceb :  a napped cotton fabric of soft yarns simulating the texture of wool flannelc :  a stout cotton fabric usually napped on one side

  2. 2 flannels plural a :  flannel underwearb :  outer garments of flannel; especially :  men's trousers

  3. 3 British :  washcloth

  4. 4 British :  flattering or evasive talk; also :  nonsense, rubbish

flannel

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flannelly

play \ˈfla-nəl-ē\ adjective

Examples of flannel in a Sentence

  1. shirts made of bright-colored flannel

  2. He wore a dark blazer and gray flannels.

Origin and Etymology of flannel

Middle English flaunneol woolen cloth or garment


FLANNEL Defined for English Language Learners

flannel

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Definition of flannel for English Language Learners

  • : a soft cloth made of wool or cotton

  • flannels : pants made of flannel

  • : foolish or meaningless words


FLANNEL Defined for Kids

flannel

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noun flan·nel \ˈfla-nəl\

Definition of flannel for Students

  1. :  a soft cloth made of wool or cotton



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