flannelette
flannelette flannelette n. a cotton imitation of flannel.

Syn: flannel[2]. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flannelette — or flannelet [flan΄əl et′] n. a soft cotton cloth like cotton flannel but lighter in weight * * * flan·nel·ette (flăn ə lĕtʹ) n. A soft cotton fabric with a nap. * * * …   Universalium

  • flannelette — ► NOUN ▪ a napped cotton fabric resembling flannel …   English terms dictionary

  • flannelette — or flannelet [flan΄əl et′] n. a soft cotton cloth like cotton flannel but lighter in weight …   English World dictionary

  • flannelette — UK [ˌflænəˈlet] / US [ˌflæn(ə)lˈet] noun [uncountable] light cotton flannel flannelette sheets …   English dictionary

  • flannelette — noun Date: circa 1882 a lightweight cotton flannel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flannelette — noun a) A type of soft, woven fabric, made to imitate flannel by raising or brushing the fibers in the weft. Frequently used in sleepwear, pillows, and bedding. Our flannelettes provide an extra layer between the underquilt and sheets. b) …   Wiktionary

  • flannelette — flan|nel|ette [ˌflænəlˈet] n [U] soft cotton cloth used especially for making night clothes and sheets …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flannelette — flan|nel|ette [ ,flænl et ] noun uncount light cotton flannel …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flannelette — flan·nel·ette || ‚flænl et n. type of soft cotton cloth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flannelette — [ˌflanə lɛt] noun a napped cotton fabric resembling flannel …   English new terms dictionary

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