flannelette

noun flan·nel·ette \ ˌfla-nə-ˈlet \

Definition of flannelette

: a lightweight cotton flannel

First Known Use of flannelette

circa 1882

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

FLANNELETTE Defined for English Language Learners

flannelette

Definition of flannelette for English Language Learners

  • : a light and soft cotton cloth


Learn More about flannelette


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up flannelette? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

subject to rapid or unexpected change

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Eponym Quiz

  • rubens-painting
  • Which is the best synonym of bowdlerize?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!