Flannel vs Flannelly - What's the difference?

flannel | flannelly |


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?

flannel

Alternative forms

* (l) (dialectal) * (l), (l), (l) (Scotland)

Noun

  • (uncountable) A soft cloth material woven from wool, possibly combined with cotton or synthetic fibers.
  • With the weather turning colder, it was time to dig out our flannel sheets and nightclothes.
  • * 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]
  • 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.
  • (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]
  • Derived terms

    * flannellike * flannelmouth * unflannelled

    Adjective

    (-)
  • made of
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • to rub with a flannel
  • to flatter; suck up to
  • flannelly

    English

    Alternative forms

    * flannely

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling or characteristic of flannel material.