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English definition of “flannel”

flannel

verb [I or T]     /ˈflæn.əl/ (-ll-) UK informal
to use a lot of words to avoid telling the truth or answering a question, often in order to deceiveCheating and trickingPlotting and trappingLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of flannel verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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