Translation of "flannel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

flannel

noun uk /ˈflæn.əl/ us /ˈflæn.əl/
PIECE OF CLOTH 一块布

UK [ C ] a facecloth

面巾,擦脸巾
TYPE OF CLOTH 布的一种

[ U ] a light cloth usually made from wool, used especially for making clothes

法兰绒
flannel trousers 法兰绒长裤
flannels [ plural ] UK

trousers made of flannel

法兰绒裤
Traditionally, white flannels are worn when playing cricket. 按照传统,打板球时要穿白色法兰绒裤。
UNNECESSARY WORDS 不必要的话

[ U ] 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

兜圈子的话;应付性的话
Leave out the flannel and answer the question! 别兜圈子了,回答问题吧!
verb [ I or T ] uk /ˈflæn.əl/ us /ˈflæn.əl/ -ll- UK informal

to use a lot of words to avoid telling the truth or answering a question, often in order to deceive

兜圈子的话;应付性的话

(Translation of “flannel” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)