Synonyms for flannel:
calico, astrakhan, orlon, broadcloth, burlap, quilting, moleskin, nylon, seersucker, gossamer, batik, gabardine, paisley, duffel, chenille, matting, herringbone, rayon, chiffon, damask, Celanese, alpaca, baize, twill, plaid, denim, lame, bunting, dacron, acrilan, cheesecloth, longcloth, challis, jersey, canvas, fleece, silk, gingham, tweed, felt, sharkskin, velvet, tricot, crepe, satin, foulard, muslin, sateen, taffeta, wool, horsehair, oilcloth, tulle, chintz, tarpaulin, fabric, brocade, worsted, net, velour, madras, crinoline, serge, corduroy, cashmere, linen, mohair, grenadine, sacking sailcloth, cotton, percale, suede, cambric.
Other synonyms and related words:
bosh, applesauce, flapdoodle, towel, claptrap, dishcloth, ovalbumin, adulation, washrag, blarney, nerts, balderdash, cloth, flattery, hooey, foolishness, muck, bunkum, tommyrot, blatherskite, tablecloth, garbage, rot, nut, malarkey, folderol, whiteness, codswallop, blither, horsefeathers, poppycock, moonshine, fiddle-faddle, Humbuggery, guff, gaberdine, dishtowel, duster, overpraise, tosh, white person, napkin, smock, white, baloney, facecloth, nonsense, face cloth, washcloth, stupidity, fiddlesticks, crapola, humbug, serviette, drivel.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
gabardine, face cloth, washcloth, white, washrag, tweed.
Usage examples for flannel:
- Zackey having fixed his candle in the same manner, both of them put on their red- stained flannel shirts and linen coats, and traversed the level until they reached the bottom of the ladder- shaft. - "Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines", R.M. Ballantyne.
- But one night, as the teamsters were drinking their cider, and talking about the well- beloved " Kellup," wondering why he should take it into his head to steal,-" as honest a man, they had always thought, as ever trod shoe- leather,"- the bar- room door softly opened, and in glided Willy, in his flannel night- dress. - "Little Grandfather", Sophie May.
- Ariadne herself had only just got out of bed and was now with her hair down in a flannel dressing- jacket. - "The Darling and Other Stories", Anton Chekhov.