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English definition of “flannel”

flannel

noun [U] (UNNECESSARY WORDS)    /ˈflæn.əl/ UK informal
speech containing a lot of words that is used to avoid telling the truth or answering a question, and is often intended to deceive: Leave out the flannel and answer the question!Nonsense
(Definition of flannel noun (UNNECESSARY WORDS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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