flannelmouthed

adjective
flan·​nel·​mouthed | \ ˈfla-nᵊl-ˌmau̇tht How to pronounce flannelmouthed (audio) , -ˌmau̇t͟hd \

Definition of flannelmouthed

1 disparaging : speaking in a tricky or ingratiating way
2 disparaging : speaking indistinctly

First Known Use of flannelmouthed

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Flannelmouthed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flannelmouthed. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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