- 1 1.1 uncountable (fabric)(before noun) (shirt/nightgown)
de franelaExample sentences1.2
also: flannels plural(trousers)pantalón (masculine) de franelaa pair of flannelsunos pantalones de franelaExample sentences
- ‘You're probably not going to sell much heavy wool or heavy flannel fabric in south Texas,’ he said.
- Many parents prefer the cotton or flannel fabric because they are less expensive than silk sheets and are easier to clean.
- Consider earth tones of all kinds, and different kinds of fabrics like cotton flannel, faux leather, warm chenille, and luxurious velvet.
- So go crazy this fall because flannels, corduroys and tweeds are making a huge comeback.
- It's tonnes of fun, dancing and drinking cheap beer to frenzied mandolin picking while one of the vets oversees, clad in grey flannels, blazer, beret, and a strip of medals.
- Worn with a shirt in solid or pastel, or light stripes or checks and a subdued tie, this can go with flat front trousers or flannels.
- 2 countablealso: face flannel(British)toallita (feminine) (para lavarse)
≈ manopla (feminine)
intransitive verb present participle flannelling past tense, past participle flannelled
- (British) [colloquial]meter paja [colloquial]payar (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]chamullar (Chile) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Susan Kramer, Lib Dem prospective parliamentary candidate for Richmond Park, said: ‘Residents are fed up with flannelling.’
- He apologised for the situation and then flannelled on about ramping up production, being victims of their own success, and how they could manage the problem.
- Really I'm not saying this to flatter or flannel - this is absolutely unique.
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