Flannel vs Flannelly - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between flannel and flannelly
is that flannel
is made of while flannelly
is resembling or characteristic of flannel material.
As a noun flannel
is (uncountable) a soft cloth material woven from wool, possibly combined with cotton or synthetic fibers.
As a verb flannel
is to rub with a flannel.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* (l) (dialectal)
* (l), (l), (l) (Scotland)
(uncountable) A soft cloth material woven from wool, possibly combined with cotton or synthetic fibers.
* 2012 , Tom Lamont, How Mumford & Sons became the biggest band in the world'' (in ''The Daily Telegraph , 15 November 2012)[http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/nov/15/mumford-sons-biggest-band-world]
- With the weather turning colder, it was time to dig out our flannel sheets and nightclothes.
(New Zealand, British) A washcloth.
(slang) Soothing plausible untruth and half truth, claptrap - ''"Don't talk flannel" [http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/56/messages/708.html][http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-synonyms/claptrap][http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19971103]
- First singer and guitarist Marcus Mumford, wearing a black suit, then bassist Ted Dwane, in leather bomber and T-shirt. Next bearded banjo player Winston Marshall, his blue flannel shirt hanging loose, and pianist Ben Lovett, wrapped in a woollen coat.
to rub with a flannel
to flatter; suck up to
Resembling or characteristic of flannel material.