Flannel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈflænl|  American pronunciation of the word flannel
Brit.  |ˈflan(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word flannel


- a soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing
- bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body (syn: washcloth, washrag)
- (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth (syn: gabardine, tweed, white)


He wore a dark blazer and gray flannels.

...decided to buy a flannel nightgown instead of pajamas...

...changed into an old flannel shirt and a scrubby pair of jeans to clean out the garage...

Word forms

singular: flannel
plural: flannels
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