Learn how to say Flannel correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word flannel:
1 [mass noun] a kind of soft woven fabric, typically made of wool or cotton and slightly milled and raised:
a check flannel shirt
(flannels) men’s trousers made of flannel:
he was dressed in a tweed jacket and grey flannels
short for flannelette.
2British a small piece of towelling used for washing oneself.
3 [mass noun] British informal bland fluent talk indulged in to avoid addressing a difficult subject or situation directly:
a simple admittance of ignorance was much to be preferred to any amount of flannel
verb (flannels, flannelling, flannelled)
[no object] (often as noun flannelling) British informal
use bland fluent talk to avoid addressing a difficult subject or situation directly.
Middle English: probably from Welsh gwlanen ‘woollen article’, from gwlân ‘wool’